Three-minute Thesis Competition (3MT)

Bob Dowden

Doctoral student, Robert Dowden, Kinesiology & Health, presented “Long Reads” Show Exercise Alters “Who’s There?” in Gut Bacteria at the Three-minute competition. To view the 3MT Competition Video Click Here.

What is Sport and Exercise Science?

YouTube Video

Athletes today can run faster, jump higher and hit harder than ever before. Thanks, in part, to sport and exercise scientists who are using their understanding of physiology to optimize athletes training, performance and recovery.  Click here to see The Physiological Society YouTube video

Women Breaking Ground in the business of pro sports

Finkelstein News12NEWS12 New Jersey featured our Global Sports Business MS Program in a piece on women breaking ground in the business of pro sports, by working toward and earning non-traditional, high-level roles in the front office and on the field. NEWS12 spoke with Myron Finkelstein, Executive Director of the Global Sports Business Graduate Program in the Department of Kinesiology and Health. The news clip focused on Katie Sowers, San Francisco 49ers Offensive Assistant Coach in Super Bowl LIV.

Study may help lead to drugs aimed at diabetes and obesity

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 Dr. Sidossis along with other scientists have discovered how brown fat, also known as brown adipose tissue, may help protect against obesity and diabetes.    Read More

Big Ten Academic Alliance

big 10 Academic AllianceDr. Sidossis recently organized and hosted the Big Ten Academic Alliance Kinesiology chairs meeting in Chicago.  The Big Ten Academic Alliance is an academic consortium of the 14 institutions that are members of the Big Ten Conference.



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Dr. Kokkinos presented at the American Heart Association Annual Meeting

Dr. Kokkinos presented at the Annual American Heart Association Meeting which was held November american heart association15-18, 2019 on the mortality risk according to CRF and RAAS-I Interaction.  Click for Details

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

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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

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

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