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Public Health in Focus: Helen Clay Gallagher, associate athletic trainer

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Helen Clay Gallagher, a Doctor of Athletic Training student who also serves as associate athletic trainer for Temple women’s volleyball and rowing, or read on for the full interview.

Posted:  April 11, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Ksenia Berestetska, assistant women's tennis coach

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Ksenia Berestetska, a PhD student who also assists in coaching the women’s tennis team, or read on for the full interview.

Posted:  March 21, 2019

AHA-funded study explores how and why exercise leads to positive health outcomes

It’s well known that exercise can improve a person’s health: weight management, mood improvement, and heart disease prevention are common outcomes for regular exercise. But though these effects are documented, scientists don’t exactly know how and why regular exercise can produce these outcomes, especially related to heart disease prevention.

Posted:  March 19, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Carter Crowley, Red Diamond Battalion cadet

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Carter Crowley, a senior exercise and sport science student in Temple's Army ROTC battalion, or read on for the full interview.

Posted:  March 7, 2019

At Dean’s Seminar, Pate outlines the problems and solutions surrounding youth physical activity

On Friday, Feb. 22, Russell R. Pate, professor at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health and Director of the Children's Physical Activity Research Group, delivered 2019’s first Dean’s Seminar. Formed in recognition of the College’s accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health, the series brings internationally renowned scholars and practitioners to campus for discussions on pressing issues facing an ever-expanding field of public health.

Posted:  February 28, 2019

Public Health in Focus: Jules Blank, women's soccer forward

Each week in 2019, we're highlighting someone in the College of Public Health—students, alumni, researchers and beyond—for a feature we're calling Public Health in Focus. Click the photo for a portrait of Jules Blank, a kinesiology student who returned to the women's soccer team after a debilitating illness, or read on for the full interview.

 

Posted:  February 15, 2019

On the News: Making successful New Year's resolutions

New Year ResolutionsThe start of a new year can feel like a good opportunity to reset unhealthy behaviors. But while many people will resolve to “exercise more” or “eat healthy” in the new year, evidence suggests that most will have abandoned these resolutions by early February. With the end of January 2019 nearing, we asked faculty members at the College of Public Health to weigh in on popular resolutions.

Posted:  January 30, 2019

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