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ITHACA, NY — “We are at a crossroads, where the unfortunate reality is that the current generation of children is more likely to pre-decease their parents because of the development of early onset obesity and inactivity-related diseases, such as type II diabetes,” said Betsy Keller, professor of exercise and sport sciences at Ithaca College.

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ITHACA, NY — Don’t let the temperature temper your exercise resolution. Even when the temperature drops you can still keep that New Year’s exercise resolution, and you can still do it safely outdoors. Your body can adapt to the falling temperatures, according to Gary Sforzo, an expert on the physiology of exercise.

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ITHACA, NY — How do Olympic figure skaters use angular momentum to achieve perfect toe loops? What precision moves do bobsled teams need to reach maximum velocity? How does the way cross county skiers metabolize oxygen increase their endurance? Ithaca College’s Deborah King, associate professor of exercise and sport sciences, is one of the...

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ITHACA, NY -– Summer’s here and you’re ready to get outside and exercise. Before you do, you might want to check out the heat index. Whether a competitor or a weekend runner, cycler or hiker, when the heat index is high it will have an effect on the body. When you get into extremely high temperatures or high humidity, “It’s wise to check...

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As a high school student, I knew I wanted to study something in college that combined my passions for sports, health, and caring for others, so the idea of studying athletic training really intrigued me. After completing exhaustive research on athletic training programs on the east coast, Ithaca’s program stood out from all the rest. One of the...

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