9 posts categorized "Kinesiology"

01/11/2017

The Gleaner-Journal: Simple Living and Better Health

Research conducted by Dr. Heidi Freeman, assistant professor of Kinesiology, found those surveyed about pursuing a simpler life reported improved physical and mental health. She shared tips with The Gleaner-Journal.  

11/21/2016

Philadelphia Inquirer: ADHD in women: A lifetime of frustration, its cause easily missed

Karin Richards, chair of the department of kinesiology at USciences, is featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about women with ADHD.

Richards was pursuing her doctorate when she was diagnosed with ADHD and said she tries to talk to her students about being more open about their ADHD and take advantage of the resources available to them so they don’t struggle like she did.

Inquirer_160Read the full story at Philly.com.

08/22/2016

KYW Newsradio: Karin Richards on keeping kids active even in the dog days of summer

Karin Richards, chair of the Kinesiology Department, spoke to KYW Newsradio about her tips for keeping kids active even in the peak of summer's heat and humidity. The story aired 16 times over the weekend. 

Listen here.

10/13/2015

U.S. News and World Report: Are You Nature-Deprived?

Why does nature have such an impact on our health? It's more than just promoting physical activity, since even dining al fresco can boost your mental health, Zarr says. One theory, known as the biophilia hypothesis, suggests that we have an evolutionary need to be near nature. We need water to drink, ​grassy planes to see our predators and trees to hide in or find food, explains Heidi Freeman​, assistant professor of kinesiology at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. "It makes sense that we would feel kind of at home or relaxed or safe in these natural environments," she says. 

Read more: U.S. News and World Report: Are You Nature-Deprived?

10/09/2015

Pharmacy Times: USciences Produces More Top Earners Than UPenn

The first college in the country to teach pharmacy produces higher earners than the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League school in the same state. University of the Sciences (USciences) not only beat the University of Pennsylvania on average salary among alumni after 10 years, but also produced the highest earners than any other school in the state, including other prestigious colleges such as Villanova University, Carnegie Mellon University, Bucknell University, Haverford College, and Swarthmore College. 

Read more: Pharmacy Times: USciences Produces More Top Earners Than UPenn

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.

Read: Simplifying Your Lifestyle Could Be Key To Better Health

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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08/22/2014

Philly.com: With Kids in School, Parents Can Work Out

"Forget New Year's resolutions; the start of a child's school year can also be the start of a new fitness and exercise program for parents," Karin Richards, a professor of kinesiology at University of the Sciences.

http://www.philly.com/philly/health/sportsmedicine/HealthDay690791_20140822_With_Kids_in_School__Parents_Can_Work_Out.html#vxCBWw3fQsfFCTxj.99

U.S. News & World Report: Health: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2014/08/22/with-kids-in-school-parents-can-work-out

08/17/2014

KYW Newsradio: Expert Says Parents Should Start Prepping Kids for the School Year Now

The new school year is just around the corner, and kinesiology professor Karin Richards at University of the Sciences, says now is the time to start getting your children out of summer mode and refocusing them for school.

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/08/17/expert-says-parents-should-start-prepping-kids-for-the-school-year-now/

Listen: http://bit.ly/1p5Od0V