12 posts categorized "Exercise Science"

04/16/2015

KYW Newsradio: Study: Little Can Mean A Lot For Elderly When Preventing Falls

Spending just a few weeks working to improve balance can make a big difference in strength and flexibility, according to a study at University of the Sciences. Physical therapy professor at University of the Sciences Dr. Carol Maritz says participants were given simple exercises that can easily be done at home. Audio clip here.

Read: Study: Little Can Mean A Lot For Elderly When Preventing Falls

02/09/2015

KYW Newsradio: Simplifying Your Lifestyle Could Be Key To Better Health

People try to simplify life for a number of reasons according to Dr. Heidi Freeman, assistant professor of kinesiology at University of the Sciences. Listen to the audio clip here.

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01/09/2015

6abc: Colleges Work To Stop Spread Of Flu Virus

As the flu virus continues to go around, University of the Sciences is urging students and staff there to take precautions against the flu. This segment features biology professor Dr. Stacey Gorski and some USciences students.

Read/watch: 6abc: Colleges Work To Stop Spread Of Flu Virus

Pharmacy professor Dr. Dan Hussar was also featured on NBC10 and discussed Tamiflu for a flu season story. Click here to watch the segment.

12/18/2014

Enoch Times: New Year’s Fitness Goals Should Start With a Trip to the Doc, Says USciences Expert

The promise of a new year sparks the desire to get healthy – a goal Karin Richards, chair of the kinesiology program at University of the Sciences, says should begin with a physical exam at the doctor’s office.

Read: New Year’s Fitness Goals Should Start With a Trip to the Doc, Says USciences Expert

08/27/2014

6abc: Staying Fit As Kids Go Back To School

Carrie Collins (USciences VP) is a busy woman. So when it comes to fitness, she tries to grab time whenever she can to exercise. Karin Richards, chair of the Department of Kinesiology at USciences, says that's the right idea.

http://6abc.com/health/staying-fit-as-kids-go-back-to-school/283683/

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05/25/2014

6ABC: FYI Philly: Shape Fitness Challenge

6ABC recently finished its six-week FYI Philly: Shape Fitness Challenge. Kinesiology professor Karin Richards had the opportunity to work closely with the contestants through use of the University's BOD POD. 

http://s3.amazonaws.com/TVEyesMediaCenter/UserContent/246151/3519910.4542/WPVI_05-26-2014_00.15.00.mp4

01/01/2014

Big News Network: How to remain comfortable while exercising in cold weather

An exercise science professor at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia has compiled seasonal fitness tips to keep individuals fit, inspired, and warm during the winter months.

Read More: http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/index.php/sid/219418614/scat/hfu8sjsy4hjfjdha

12/01/2013

Philly.com: Achilles tendon injuries: The right way to treat

Karin Silbernagel, assistant professor of physical therapy at USciences weighs in on achilles tendon injuries among runners. The article in the newspaper included photos of Karin in PT action.

Read more: http://articles.philly.com/2013-12-01/news/44622755_1_achilles-boston-marathon-broad-street-run

10/29/2013

Oaoa.com: MISSION FITNESS: Lifestyle factors that put you at risk for breast cancer

You would have to live under a rock to not realize that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Sports teams from the NFL to your local high school are all wearing pink accents to their uniforms, and communities nationwide are hosting activities to bring awareness to this terrible disease that effects so many. 

Read more: http://www.oaoa.com/people/health/mission_fitness/article_08f1ab56-402a-11e3-bb2f-0019bb30f31a.html

07/31/2012

Amazon.com: Bite Size Wellness

Karin Richards provided fitness tips used in an e-book by Health magazine. The book includes tips from experts on integrating proper nutrition, fitness and wellness into life and is available exclusively on Amazon.com. #33: Pat Yourself on the Back: “One of my favorite motivational techniques are quotes that are placed large and in a place where a person always sees them …”

Order: http://www.amazon.com/Bite-Size-Wellness-ebook/dp/B008GO532C/ref=la_B007JJCR8S_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1341221316&sr=1-4