Health and Exercise Sciences

  • Truman Students Present Their Research

    March 30, 2015

    On December 9th, 2014, Health and Exercise Science students presented their research during the HES poster presentation. The Poster presentation occurs every semester and involves the HLTH349: Research Methods for the Health Sciences course(s) and ES224: Research Methods and Data Interpretation course(s). Photos from the event are included below. Dr. Jerry Mayhew discusses with students […]

  • Wyatt Beckman New York City Bound

    March 25, 2015

    Wyatt Beckman, Health Science major, has been selected to participate in the Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) in New York City this summer. SPHSP is a partnership of  Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, College of Dental Medicine, School of Nursing, and the Mailman School of Public Health. Together they represent the broad […]

  • Professor Penny Wars

    February 25, 2015

    Professor Penny Wars was a fundraiser put on by Phi Epsilon Kappa. It ran February 9th -13th, the week before Valentine’s Day. We asked Professor Jana Arabas, Dr. Michael Bird, Professor Liz Jorn, Dr. Adam King, Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Dr. Brian Snyder to participate. The professor that had the most money in their container […]

  • Dr. Clark’s Capstone Class Gives Back

    February 6, 2015

    On Thursday, December 4, 2014, students from Dr. Janice Clark’s HLTH 440 Program Implementation and Evaluation course presented a summary of their capstone projects in VH 1010. Fall semester students selected or were assigned a campus/community service learning project. They could work individually, in pairs or small groups. Each student was required to complete a […]

  • HLTH 362 Help to Clean Bear Creek

    February 5, 2015

    On Saturday, September 27, 2014 twenty students from Dr. Janice Clark’s HLTH 362, Environmental Health class and the Student Public Health Association cleaned Bear Creek from Normal Street to LaHarpe Street.  (This is the section of the creek as it flows through campus.)  They began the morning with a short lesson by Michele Woolbright about […]

  • HLTH 362 Second Life Projects

    February 4, 2015

    Students in Dr. Janice Clark’s HLTH 362 Environmental Health class had the assignment to give a used item in their environment a second life beyond its primary intended purpose.  They were directed to incorporate every day, used/recycled items to create something entirely new and different from the purpose of the original item. The students displayed […]

  • HLTH 362 Field Trip to the Farm

    February 2, 2015

    On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 students from Dr. Janice Clark’s Environmental Health course (HLTH 362) took a field trip to the Stillwater Farm and Possibility  Alliance near LaPlata, MO.  Dr. Alicia Wodika and Dr. Jennifer Hurst also accompanied the group and drove two of the vans to the farm. The purpose of the trip was […]

  • Laura James Is Doing Big Things

    January 16, 2015

    Laura James graduated in 2013, with a  BS in Health Science.  She is the Community Health Educator at BJC School Outreach and Youth Development in St. Louis, MO. One of her colleagues with the Farmington Regional Chamber recently published a news release profiling the work she has been doing in St. Francois County, MO: http://farmingtonmo.chambermaster.com/news/details/parkland-health-center-foundation-sponsors-health-education-in-st-francois-county-schools […]

  • Chico Orlando’s Internship at Fitness Quest 10

    January 14, 2015

    Chico Orlando (ES, ’14), completed his Exercise Science Internship at Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, CA in the summer of 2014.  Fitness Quest 10 is a fitness facility designed to “deliver one of the most extraordinary fitness experiences on the planet.”  They deliver motivation, accountability and know-how, which results in overall health improvement. Chico […]

  • Athletic Training Graduates Continue Perfect BOC Pass Rate

    December 30, 2014

    Truman State University’s Athletic Training Program continues to maintain a perfect pass rate on the BOC (Board of Certification) exam for Athletic Training. Fall 2014 Graduates Courtney Meyer (left) and Erin David (right) passed their exams to make seven semesters in a row with a  100% first time pass rate. Congratulations Courtney and Erin, as […]

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