10 posts categorized "Exercise Science"


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.


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


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.




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. 



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


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


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


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


Break Out of Your Workout Rut

In this article by Denise Schipani, Karin Richards provides expert commentary. It appeared in American Life: Women’s Health glossy.

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6ABC: Training tips for the Broad Street Run

Action News caught up with Karin Richards. She's Director of Exercise Sciences at the University of the Sciences and an avid marathon runner.

Web story & video: http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/health&id=8548383

Video: http://iqmediacorp.com/ClipPlayer/default.aspx?ClipID=aa401219-e62f-4c4c-a7ea-428128218ba3&TE=%2bA6EdzPobijoLyJS0plyEXN2jIWwfDpG&PN=bt9sZFac%2bKA%3d