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Nutrition Research Students

Inside the mind of researcher Mayra Crespo-Bellido

Mayra Crespo-Bellido is pursuing a PhD in nutrition and hopes to improve the food security of Puerto Ricans.

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EOH Kudos

Professor among select group to speak at workshop

Assistant Professor Diana Rohlman is one of only a handful of U.S. scientists to speak at an upcoming NIH-India community-engaged research workshop in February in New Delhi. Learn more about the research she’ll highlight at the conference on the Superfund Research Program Hub.

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Kinesiology Kudos

Go Baby Go gets attention on campus

Go Baby Go was recently featured in The Daily Barometer. Under the direction of Assistant Professor Sam Logan, Go Baby Go is a community-based national research, design and outreach program that provides modified ride-on cars to children birth to age 3 who experience limited mobility. Undergraduate students Christina Cafferata and Jenna Fitzgerald contributed to the story.

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Kudos

Assistant Professor Jonathan Garcia has published a new book

Assistant Professor Jonathan Garcia has published a new book, “The Routledge Handbook on the Politics of Public Health,” which addresses emerging issues, political strategies, policy-making processes, humanitarian emergencies and more.

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Kinesiology News Research

Let’s get moving

Oregon State University researchers wanted to better understand the impacts of a physical activity class requirement. Here’s what they found.

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Kinesiology News Research

Unnecessarily difficult

Web page articles and other written materials designed to encourage physical activity are often too difficult to be easily read and understood by most U.S. adults, limiting their effectiveness, new research shows.

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News

Improving confidence keeps breast cancer survivors exercising

Regular exercise may reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence and breast cancer-related mortality, experts say, making it crucial to effectively target breast cancer survivors who do not engage in regular physical activity for interventions.