Research Study Builds Confidence and Community

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Halle Brin recently concluded her research study, "The Effects of High-Intensity Functional Training on Middle-Aged Females." Brin, a graduate assistant in the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation, wanted to study individual beliefs about exercise using a high-intensity functional training (HIFT) model. Participants not only saw physical changes but gained tremendous confidence to exercise independently. Full article

Exercise Science Majors Evaluate Pittsburg Firefighters

 Student and Fireman in APL 

Students majoring in Exercise Science at PSU are getting real-world experience while at the same time gathering data that could prove valuable to Pittsburg firefighters: they're using high-tech equipment to measure their cardiovascular and pulmonary function during high stress exercise. Full article

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