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Exercise before school may reduce ADHD symptoms in kids

September 9, 2014
Exercise before school may reduce ADHD symptoms in kids

Paying attention all day in school as a kid isn’t easy, especially for those who are at a higher risk of ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A new study from Michigan State University and University of Vermont researchers shows that offering daily, before-school, aerobic activities to younger, at-risk children could help in reducing...
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Posted in Academics, Center for Physical Activity and Health, In The News, Institute for the Study of Youth Sports, K-12 Outreach, Kinesiology, Office of International Studies in Education, Research |

Want a higher GPA in college? Join a gym

July 10, 2014
Want a higher GPA in college? Join a gym

For those students looking to bump up their grade point averages during college, the answer may not be spending more time in a library or study hall, but in a gym. New Michigan State University research shows that students who were members of the recreational sports and fitness centers on MSU’s campus during their...
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Posted in Academics, Alumni, Center for Physical Activity and Health, College News, Elementary Education, Institute for the Study of Youth Sports, Kinesiology, Other News, Research, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teacher Preparation |

Out of shape? Your memory may suffer

May 2, 2014
Out of shape? Your memory may suffer

Here’s another reason to drop that doughnut and hit the treadmill: A new study suggests aerobic fitness affects long-term memory. Michigan State University kinesiology and psychology researchers tested 75 college students during a two-day period and found those who were less fit had a harder time retaining information. “The findings show that lower-fit individuals...
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Cyber buddy is better than ‘no buddy’

April 23, 2014
Cyber buddy is better than ‘no buddy’

A Michigan State University researcher is looking to give exercise enthusiasts the extra nudge they need during a workout and her latest research shows that a cyber buddy can help. The study, which appears in the Games for Health Journal, is the first to indicate that although a human partner is still a better...
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In memoriam: Legendary golf coach Bruce Fossum

April 10, 2014
In memoriam: Legendary golf coach Bruce Fossum

Former Department of Kinesiology associate professor and legendary Michigan State men’s golf coach Grover “Bruce” Fossum died recently. He was 86 and a resident of Okemos, Mich. Fossum spent 30 years teaching at MSU and authored two books: “GOLF” and “Golf Made Easier Not Easy.” He is remembered by those within the MSU athletic...
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Students receive first-place awards for undergraduate research

April 7, 2014
Students receive first-place awards for undergraduate research

Four College of Education undergraduate students received first-place awards for exemplary research presentations at the 2014 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) on April 4 at the MSU Union. The day-long event showcased students’ unique, creative work in a variety of categories – from the arts and social sciences to health and wellness....
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