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High School students who are considering a career in health care are getting some hands-on experience along with a taste of college life at the HealthQuest camp, being held July 10–14 at Ithaca College. The annual program is sponsored by the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance under the auspices of the ...

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Two Ithaca College professors are examining whether aquatic therapy is as effective for stroke survivors as other, less accessible types of physical therapy.

Survivors of stroke often need physical therapy to regain the ability to walk and move freely. One of the most common forms of therapy used to accomplish that is...

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As your cold-weather footwear makes the seasonal migration from the back of your closet to replace summer’s flip flops and bare feet, don’t underestimate the benefits of padding around naked from the ankles down.

Barefoot activities can greatly improve balance and posture and prevent common injuries like shin splints, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, bursitis, and...

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ITHACA, NY — New research suggests a student athlete’s anxiety levels before competition are determined not only by their own expectations for their performance, but their parents' expectations as well. The findings also indicate the reverse is true: how a child athlete hopes to compete affects how a parent feels prior to a match.

The study was conducted by professors...

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ITHACA, NY—Adults learning a foreign language often need flash cards, tapes, and practice, practice, practice. Children, on the other hand, seem to pick up their native language out of thin air. The learning process is even more remarkable when two languages are involved. In a study...

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