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Panic! At the Office Takes Most Spirit Award at SDSU Field Day

On Friday, May 19th, eight School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences faculty and staff members, Director Matt Mahar, Karin Whited, Mark Kern, Harsimran Baweja, Wendy Sandoval, Cathryn Chavez, Charmita Jimenea, and Gloria Hartman, came together and formed a great team called Panic! At the Office. With matching team shirts, spunky nicknames, knee high tube socks[…]

ENS Students Make Waves in Adaptive Sports

Aztec Adaptive Sports (AAS) is a registered student organization comprised mainly of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences majors. This student organization hosted its first event in April 2017 – the Aztec Adaptive Sports Colloquium. The AAS Colloquium was a huge success, with 150 students, faculty, administrators, and off-campus partners attending. The overall goal of the AAS[…]

Bridging Research Across the Pond

A delegation of leading robotics and artificial intelligence researchers from several institutions in the United Kingdom visited the laboratory of San Diego State University neuromechanics researcher Harsimran “Sim” Baweja earlier this month. The scientists toured the lab, discussed various potential collaborations, and took a spin inside Baweja’s virtual reality (VR) environments and driving simulator, which[…]

ENS Students Awarded With the American Kinesiology Scholar Award

Congratulations to ENS Undergrad Jamie Zinn who was awarded the American Kinesiology Association Undergraduate Scholar Award for SDSU. She was mentored by Dr. Katrina Maluf. Also to ENS Grad student Mason Hearn, who was awarded the American Kinesiology Association Graduate Scholar Award. His mentor was Dr. Sim Baweja. Congratulations Jamie and Mason!    

ENS Neuromechanics Students Featured in Southwest Magazine

The next time you are on a Southwest Airlines flight, make sure to check page 32 (pdf) of the in-flight magazine!   The School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences was represented as three Neuromechanics students, Mathes Burke, Courtney Moltzen and Mason Hearn, were featured in an ad for San Diego State University.  It was done to[…]

Adaptive Fitness Clinic Partners with Arc of San Diego on Pilot Study

Exciting things are happening at SDSU’s Adaptive Fitness Clinic (AFC). Since Program Director, Matt Soto, took over in the Fall of 2015, overhauls to the curriculum, website and staff direction, as well as name and logo have brought the Clinic to the forefront of the Aztec Experience. However, success has come with a price. Due[…]

Volunteers Needed for Snack and Health Study

Volunteers are needed for a study of snack and health conducted by researchers from the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at San Diego State University. Participation requires three laboratory visits, each 1.5-2.5 hours on SDSU campus. Must be 18-55 years old and participants will be compensated. See flyer for compensation. For more information, please[…]

Robbie Bowers (’86) Receives Excellence in Athletic Training Award

The FWATA Public Relations Committee is pleased to announce the winter quarter winner of the Excellence in Athletic Training Award. Each quarter, the Excellence in Athletic Training Award celebrates District 8 athletic trainers or athletic training student members who display an exceptional commitment to mentoring, professional development or enhancing the quality of health care. This quarter’s[…]

Carolyn Peters Honored with the FWATA Hall of Fame Award

We are pleased to announce that ENS Adjunct Professor Carolyn Peters was awarded the 2017 FWATA Hall of Fame Award. This award recognizes dedicated members who have spent countless hours as an athletic trainer, mentoring students and athletes as well as volunteering their personal time to advance the Athletic Training profession. Martin Luther King High[…]

Volunteers Needed for DPT Research!

For DPT student evaluation and intervention skills with adults with neurological conditions.  SDSU Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program is requesting volunteer participants to work with our DPT students. Qualified participants are adults who have been diagnosed with a neurological condition and have impairments in balance, strength, transfers, walking or general mobility. Must be able to[…]