Author: ladare

November 11, 2014

5 Questions with New Department Head

What attracted you to the position of Department Head of Health and Exercise Studies at NC State? I’ve always been intrigued and inspired by effective leadership. From Earnest Shackleton on the adventure front to Yvon

September 24, 2014

NAEMSE Conference

Ginny Renkiewicz attended the National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) Conference September 16-22 in Reno, Nevada.  Her research entitled: “The Attrition Condition: Use of a Preparatory Course to Reduce EMT Course Attrition and Improve Pass

September 12, 2014

Wellness Wednesdays at North Hills

Renee Harrington teaching a Body Attack class (sports-inspired cardio conditioning) at Wellness Wednesdays in North Hills – a series of free fitness opportunities open to the public.  These events encourage participants to “Get Your Fit

June 24, 2014

2014-2015 Frank Ormond Scholarship Recipient

The recipient of the 2014-2015 Frank Ormond Scholarship is Olivia Fracassini. Olivia is currently pursuing a major in sport management and a minor in coaching education.  Every summer since 2009 she has been a lifeguard

May 7, 2014

Course Profile: HESM 203 Students Visit the Murphy Center

Students in HESM 203, the Department of Health and Exercise Studies’ football coaching methods class, toured NC State University’s Murphy Football Center in early April.  The class was given a tour of the facility and

May 2, 2014

Course Profile: HESF 106 Triathlon

There are many goals for the fitness class Triathlon, HESF 106. One of those is for the students to enter a triathlon. Students participated and volunteered in a dozen events this Spring 2014 semester, including

October 21, 2013

Simple Moves To Work Your Entire Body

Low on time? Don’t know how to fit your workout in? Here are some simple exercises you can do that work the entire body. They will work on your strength as well as some cardio.

September 23, 2013

Exercise and ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder with symptoms that include inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. During childhood, ADHD may interfere with academic and social performance. For adults with ADHD, the disorder can interfere

September 4, 2013

Yes we “think you can dance!”

To take your scores to 10.0, check out these free dance classes! The Department of Health and Exercise Studies invites all NC State students to participate in the NC State Dance Program’s 2013-2014 Master Class