In the News
Dr. Campbell interviewed for article
January 22, 2018
Dr. Sara Campbell was interviewed for an article in Vibrant Life titled The Zoo in You: How Your Gut Bacteria Affect Your Brain Health.
Kinesiology and Health Helps Puerto Rico
November 7, 2017
Check out all the donations we received to help the residents of Puerto Rico!
David Sanders - NSCA's Challenge Scholarship Recipient
August 31, 2017
The National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation announced that David Sanders has been named a recipient of the NSCA's Challenge Scholarship for 2017. Sanders was selected by the NCSA Foundation Scholarship Committee after a thorough evaluation process of all applicants.
Shawn Arent is 2017 William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist of the Year
July 18, 2017
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) proudly announced their selection of Shawn Arent as the 27th recipient of the William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist of the Year award. Arent is the director of the Center for Health and Human Performance at Rutgers Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health (IFNH), associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health, and director of the Graduate Program in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology. Arent was selected based on his contributions to the NSCA, their community, and breakthroughs in the field of applied exercise and sport science.
Exercise Sparks New Life in Aging Adults
April 24, 2017
Rutgers Center for Exercise and Aging celebrates 15 years of bringing students and seniors together in a quest for better health
For Ruth Gottlieb, 82, and Jean Timper, 85, and members at the East Brunswick Senior Center, exercise is the high point of their day. What gets them most excited? Line dancing.
"I even dance around the house. When I'm vacuuming or cooking, I just stop and dance around and stretch. I like to be flexible," says Gottlieb, a former teacher who says her only regular exercise before retirement was running after students.
Rutgers Pioneers a New Model for Synchronous Learning
March 2, 2017
New classroom initiative could serve as a blueprint for course sharing among Big Ten schools
New technology at Rutgers is making it possible for a professor to be in two places at once while cutting down on the need for students to take a bus to class.
The university recently unveiled two new classrooms – one on the Cook/Douglass Campus and a second on the Busch Campus – outfitted with high-definition broadcast technology that divides lectures as large as 275 students into two locations.
Rutgers tests remote lecture halls
March 1, 2017
Scanning the nearly 150 students she could see from the front of her lecture halls, Rutgers University professor Sara Campbell waited for a hand.
Campbell was in a test prep session in her exercise physiology course, and when the answers started coming in she quickly called on one of the students in her classroom.
After writing that response on the chalkboard, Campbell turned her attention to a large video screen on the lecture hall's back wall and called on a student watching from a classroom on the other side of campus, nearly five miles away.
Rutgers Students Explore the Science and the Spirit of the Mediterranean Lifestyle
An eye-opening and mouth-watering trip to Greece is becoming a staple
The Mediterranean diet it everywhere these days, from the cover of splashy health and fitness magazines to the website of CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta.
But a group of Rutgers students and faculty recently travelled to Greece to get beyond the headlines and fully explore the region's overall culture of healthy living, studying its specific physiological, social, and psychological elements.