“From my experience working with Latinos, I learned that successful research and sustainable interventions should be based on a deep understanding of cultural traits, language and other distinctive characteristics of the targeted population,” Alma says.
Kelly Chandler has loved running since the first grade. She started alongside her father, and it quickly turned into her lifestyle when she was growing up. She was part of her junior high and high school track and field teams and frequently participated in street races. Competing in a triathlon is on her bucket list.
Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) graduate student Jared Johnson gets a lot of activity on the volleyball court, but his routine doesn’t stop there. He’s been fit his entire life and enjoys changing his routine and trying new things to keep it fun and interesting.
CPHHS student clerical assistant Jacqui Wollin’s fitness routine has changed the way she looks at the world. The OSU anthropology student starts every morning with a yoga routine. She’s been doing yoga for the past six years and still amazes herself as she becomes stronger and more flexible in her practice.
Laurel Kincl loves to run and eat dark chocolate. When she isn’t teaching a course to School of Biological and Population Health Sciences students or working on one of her research projects, the assistant professor is most likely running. She runs up to five times each week and plans longer runs for the weekend. On weekends, you’ll find her with her social running group somewhere in McDonald Forest.
Drew doesn’t stay active just because it’s part of his professional life. He defines his overall well-being based on his ability to engage in physical activities. Living an active lifestyle also challenges him and builds character when times get tough.