Professor Jim Pivarnik quoted in CNN Health article, “Can neck measure indicate body fat better than BMI?“
Assistant professor Joe Eisenmann featured in MLive.com article, “Spectrum Health opens Healthy Weight Center to focus on childhood obesity research.”
Associate professor of kinesiology quoted in “Talking to Parents About Sport Participation.”
Michigan State University assistant professor of kinesiology Joe Eisenmann was recently named lead researcher of the new Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Healthy Weight Center, which is expected to contribute critical information about the causes, consequences and treatment of childhood obesity. Eisenmann, also an adjunct assistant professor in Pediatrics and Human Development, studies how genetic and… Read More »
Kinesiology assistant professor Karin Pfeiffer co-authored a study on the actual levels of daytime physical activity preschoolers experience.
Michigan State University kinesiology professor James Pivarnik was on hand May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C., as the first national, comprehensive plan was unveiled to support and encourage physical activity among Americans. Leaders across public health, transportation, government, education and business announced the plan at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The vision is… Read More »
Michigan State University kinesiology graduate Michelle Rzepka will compete in the Olympic bobsled competition again today in Vancouver after finishing in seventh position Tuesday. Rzepka, who received her bachelor’s degree from MSU in 2005, is the brakeman for teammate Shauna Rohbock, who won the Silver Medal in Torino. While at MSU, Rzepka was a Big… Read More »
By Nicole Geary Karin Pfeiffer felt compelled to promote fitness long before public concerns about child obesity reached critical mass. She was the kid in the backyard organizing all kinds of games, the high school basketball captain and the undergrad who played every intramural sport. It seemed natural to become a kinesiology scholar focused, firmly,… Read More »