With one in four adults over the age of 65 experiencing some form of a physical fall every year, fall risk is a major health concern. To address these safety needs, two assistant professors in the Health and Human Performance Department, Brett Bruininks and Starr Sage, are leading the Mindful Movement project that is part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ SOLV Initiative.
University students deliver needed nutrition to neighborhoods in food deserts.
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The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce affirmative decisions on tenure and promotion following the conclusion of the Tenure and Promotion Committee meetings in February 2018.
A research opportunity helped spark an organic mentor-mentee relationship for health and human performance professor Lesley Scibora and junior Chris Hornung.
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The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce affirmative decisions on promotion and tenure following the conclusion of the Tenure and Promotion Committee meetings in December and February.
She was the chair of the Department of Health and Human Performance and a St. Thomas professor since 1995.
Classes from the departments of Business, Theology, Sociology, Justice and Peace Studies (JPST), Biology, and Health and Human Performance all gathered at the end of April to discuss HIV and AIDS, and how they could work together to have more effective and well-rounded approaches to solving problems.
A VO2 max test provides athletes – whether professional or recreational – accurate, personalized data they can use to tailor their training and reach their goals. Dr. Paul Mellick of St. Thomas' Health and Human Performance Department, and one intrepid Newsroom writer will show you what this grueling test is like.
Fit for Ministry enlists HHP students to study and help improve seminarians’ health habits
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Target troubles and a '40-Under-40' honoree in this week’s headlines.
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St. Thomas health and human performance major Emily Hulstein studied her peers and landed a key finding: There's a direct correlation between that half hour at the gym and the grade on your history exam.
A Rolling Stone feature, Amazon in Minnesota and a football upset in this week’s headlines.
Exercise science majors Rachel Britton and Marysa Meyer teamed up to see if abdominal strength plays a role in figure skaters’ ability to complete jump rotations.
If you had been passing by the biomechanics lab on the second floor of the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Complex on a recent cold April morning and glanced in the window, you might have stopped for a longer look.
One of the speakers is well-known to the St. Thomas community. Dr. Bruce Kramer has ALS and is former dean of the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.
Global Health, designated as a service-learning course, provides an opportunity for students to apply their community health learning on an international scale.
Sept. 28 Program on Community-Led Healthy Living Initiatives to Feature Remarks by U.S. Surgeon General
Co-sponsored by the Opus College of Business and its Health Care MBA, the program will include a poster session, panel discussion, and remarks by former U.S. Sen. Dave Durenberger and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin.