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Dr. Kokkinos presented at the Annual American Heart Association Meeting which was held November 15-18, 2019 on the mortality risk according to CRF and RAAS-I Interaction. Click for Details
A new plant-based ingredient developed by researchers at Rutgers shows promise for improved exercise performance and reduced recovery time.
Jason Henderson, who has helped NJIT to multiple MACFA Conference individual and team titles during his time with the Highlander fencing programs, has been elevated to head coach Assistant Vice President/Director of Athletics Lenny Kaplan announced. Read More
When a 10-year-old girl in San Diego started a campaign to support addiction research, she had no idea the path would lead her to a lab a continent away in New Jersey in the Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences. In July, Anika Gamburg visited the the Cardiac Neuroscience Laboratory in the Department of Kinesiology and Health to learn about their addiction prevention research first hand. Read about this amazing work and the inspiring story of Anika, who suffered a devastating loss but went on to work for the greater good. Read More
Co-author Labros S. Sidossis, professor in the Department of Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, commented in a statement: "Our study explains the paradox that BCAA supplements can potentially benefit those with active brown fat, such as healthy people, but can be detrimental to others, including the elderly, obese and people with diabetes." Click Here for Newsweek article
Dr. Sidossis was the keynote speaker and received an honorary distinction for his contribution to the Exercise Science field during the 2019 International Conference on Physical Activity and Sports in Thessaloniki, Greece
Kaplowitz, who has been teaching the class for 20 years, is well known for bringing seniors and students together for inter-generational learning experiences. As the director of the department’s Center for Exercise and Aging, she has built relationships with senior communities across the region Read More