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Archive: July 2015


Recent alumni from the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences (ESS) distinguished themselves in the area of academic research this year. Of the 19 journal or book chapter publications by faculty in 2014, two had former Ithaca College students as coauthors.

Luke Pryor, who graduated with an M.S. in exercise science, coauthored a paper with ...

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Students from the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences (ESS) took home two top honors at the 2015 James J. Whalen Academic Symposium.

Dan Baskin, Tess Hamburg, Kedar Gandbhir, Ernesto Gracia, Meaghan Goodheart, and Cole Teti won the poster award for the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance (HSHP) for their project titled “Relationship...

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In the summer of 2014, the movement analysis lab (MAL) moved from the satellite physical therapy campus in Rochester to the computer lab in the basement of the Center for Health Sciences (CHS) on the Ithaca campus. This move to a unified physical therapy campus had a positive impact throughout HSHP, creating a...

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The Ithaca Athletic Training Students’ Association (IATSA) has been extremely busy this year. With membership growing to more than 50 students, IATSA made strides to create an educational and entertaining environment for our members. The school year kicked off with the second annual welcome back barbecue at Stewart Park. The event serves as an informal gathering for good...

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The club for exercise science majors participated in several events on and off campus this academic year. At the start of each month, club members volunteered for the “no pressure blood pressure” program, which gave students the opportunity to practice measuring blood pressure for faculty and staff across the IC campus.

Practicing and applying...

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Jessica Ford was given the Excellence in Graduate Study Award for 2014–15. Ford is from Tinton Falls, New Jersey, and attended Catholic University where she got a B.A. in psychology and played basketball. After interning in the sport psychology lab at Catholic University for three years, she decided to apply to IC’s graduate program in exercise science with a...

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Growing up in a town that had fewer than a thousand residents, Aliza Kamman wanted to attend a college where she would be more than just a name on an attendance sheet. She wanted to find a community.

Although attending IC was her dad’s idea—and she questioned his recommendation throughout the college search process—Kamman now feels she...

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"The Healthy Weight Program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia offers a multidisciplinary team that rotates seeing overweight and obese kids, ages 2–18 years, every two to four weeks. The program consists of medical doctors, nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, psychologists, social workers, and...

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Kent Scriber, Ed.D., ATC, PT, FNATA, has never been one to waste time. Just one day after he completed his physical therapy degree at Ithaca College in 1972, he began his career as a teacher and athletic trainer at IC and hasn’t slowed down since.

Scriber was an integral part of the establishment of the athletic training program on campus in...

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The graduate program in exercise and sport sciences has finished another terrific year with an outstanding group of students. We funded eight students to go to professional conferences, including the Association for Applied Sports Psychology conference, ACSM national conference, mid-Atlantic regional chapter of the ACSM conference, and Northeast Atlantic Sport Psychology...

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As a department, we have meant to produce a periodic e-newsletter for quite some time so as to stay in touch. Thanks to the efforts of the retention and recruitment committee, ably led by relatively new faculty member Justine Vosloo, we have realized our goal.

Since I started as chair five years ago, the department has changed significantly. First, our...

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