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Plant-Based TheaFit(R) Ingredient Developed at Rutgers

Woman ExercisingA new plant-based ingredient developed by researchers at Rutgers shows promise for improved exercise performance and reduced recovery time.

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A Young Girl’s Mission to Prevent Addiction Shines a Light on a Rutgers Lab

  Anika Gamburg and Jennifer Buckman

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

Jason Henderson Elevated to Men's and Women's Fencing Head coach 

          Jason Head coach 

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

2019 International Conference on Physical Activity and Sports in Thessaloniki, Greece

Dr. SidossisDr. 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

Students Engage and Exercise with Elderly

Susan Kaplowitz with Life Science Students   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

Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Health Outcomes in High Risk Patients - March 7

Peter Kokkinos Dr. Kokkinos’ research emphasis is on the impact of cardiorespiratory fitness on human health, with specific interest in cardiometabolic health and chronic diseases prevention.  Click for Details

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