Fitchburg State University Police Program Recruit Officer Course (ROC) - Physical Training, Day 1

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 25, 2023 at 11:30 AM
Today was the first day of Physical Training (PT) for the 6th   Fitchburg State University Police Program's   Recruit Officer Course (ROC). Lead PT instructor Eric Bailey introduced the class to the first phase of PT, along with PT instructors Dr. Jess Alsup and Dr. Lindsay Parisi of our Exercise Sports Science Program (EXSS) . We would like to thank State Representative Mike Kushmerek for coming out this morning to meet the 6th, where he offered some words of thanks & encouragement, as well as  participating side by side with them in the full PT session. Dean Sara Levine also stopped by the field to show support.
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Topics: Programs and Majors, Police Program, Exercise and Sports Science

Exercise and Sports Science Department  -  Career Night

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 9, 2023 at 11:00 AM

Thursday evening, the Exercise and Sports Science Department presented a Career Night featuring alumni. Speakers Physician Assistant Natalie Antaya, Strength and Conditioning Coach Brandon Mgeni, Bioassay Quality Control Scientist at Moderna Michelle Nkansah, Occupational Therapist Brianna Mirenda, and BSN Danielle Patton. All shared stories of their journeys to where they are now, and what it's like in their respective positions with current students and faculty.

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Topics: Events, Programs and Majors, Alumni, Exercise and Sports Science

Around Campus - Exercise Physiology II Lab

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 28, 2023 at 9:11 AM

Students in Professor Danielle Wigmore's Exercise Physiology II course ascertain baseline statistics for their experiment to record possible physiological affects of beet root supplement after two weeks. The subject is given the supplement and instructions on dosage. The course is designed to cover physiological response to acute exercise and chronic adaptations to exercise. This part of the multi-phased lab based course examines the  cardiovascular system, respiratory system, and the impact of different environmental conditions on exercise responses and capacity. It also introduces research methods in exercise science.

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Topics: Programs and Majors, Health and Natural Sciences, Exercise and Sports Science

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