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Kinesiology professor to help shape federal policy on fitness, nutrition

Kinesiology professor to help shape federal policy on fitness, nutrition

Jim Pivarnik, a professor of kinesiology and national expert on pregnancy and physical activity, has been tabbed to help shape federal policy and drive program development on fitness, sports and nutrition. He has been appointed to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition’s science board, formed in 2003 to ensure the messages and programs… Read More »

Exercise part of a healthy pregnancy

Professor of kinesiology James Pivarnik, a noted expert on the role of exercise during pregnancy, was quoted in this Dayton Daily News article on the topic.

Measuring success: Exercise during pregnancy

Measuring success: Exercise during pregnancy

As the medical community uncovers more evidence of the benefits of exercise during pregnancy, a Michigan State University researcher is looking to pinpoint the most reliable and valid ways to assess physical activity in pregnant women. Determining the accuracy of several popular physical activity measurement tools during pregnancy and postpartum will significantly help researchers studying… Read More »