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Fatty foods necessary for vitamin E absorption, but not right away

A fresh look at how to best determine dietary guidelines for vitamin E has produced a surprising new finding: Though the vitamin is fat soluble, you don’t have to consume fat along with it for the body to absorb it. “I think that’s remarkable,” says the study’s corresponding author, Maret Traber of Oregon State University, […]

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Alumni Kinesiology

What’s on the other side of adversity? Magic.

CPHHS alum Scott Rueck, ’91, ’92, shares his circuitous journey to his dream job – head coach of OSU women’s basketball.

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Kinesiology doctoral student awarded scholarship

Winston Kennedy, DPT, a PhD student in kinesiology, was awarded the Thurgood Marshall Graduate Scholarship. He is a graduate student in Sam Logan’s Social Mobility Lab.

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Kinesiology student to present at national conference

Kily Gilbert, an undergraduate student in kinesiology, had her honors college thesis project, “Psychological effects of sport injury on an NCAA Division I student athlete: A qualitative case study,” accepted for presentation at the annual Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) conference that will take place in Portland in October. AASP is the largest sport […]

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Beyond 40 hours

The thrill of taking a last-second shot is one of Joshua Gess’ indelible memories from playing wheelchair basketball at Auburn University. With six seconds on the clock — and down a point, 40-39, against Shepherd Spinal Center — Auburn called a timeout to map one last play. The team fanned out and jockeyed for position. […]

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Kinesiology doctoral student recognized by AKA

Jafra D. Thomas, MA, MPH and PhD candidate, kinesiology, has been recognized by the American Kinesiology Association (AKA) with two awards. Both are described under the broad heading, “In recognition of outstanding academic and leadership accomplishments, AKA is proud to name Jafra Thomas of Oregon State University as 1) a 2019 AKA Graduate Student Writing […]