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Healthy holiday tips, recipes from NFES students

Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season fill many people with joy — and cookies and cocktails.   As we head into the holidays, many people are naturally concerned about how the merriment will affect their waistlines.   The graduate students at Florida State University’s Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science offered up some advice, along with some […]

Late night snack? Research says make it cottage cheese

Eager to eat a snack before bedtime? A protein-filled snack like cottage cheese is the way to go, say Florida State University researchers. Associate Professor of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences Michael Ormsbee and former FSU graduate student Samantha Leyh found that consuming 30 grams of protein about 30 minutes before bed appears to have […]

Breast cancer survivors can improve muscle mass from strength training

Exercise physiology professor Lynn Panton published the original article in The Conversation; Panton’s research was later featured in The Washington Post and Tallahassee Democrat. Breast cancer research has resulted in treatment that has greatly improved survival rates. As a result, there are 3.1 million breast cancer survivors alive in the United States today. The five-year survival rate is […]

33 CHS students in newest class of FSU medical programs

Physician Assistant, Class of 2020 Total Admitted Students: 51 Admits from Human Sciences: 11 All student profiles are listed on the FSU College of Medicine website. Meghan Albano Pensacola, FL Exercise Physiology Breeanna Bacchus Altamonte Springs, FL Exercise Physiology Alexandrea Beemer Orlando, FL Exercise Physiology Cassidy Clark Cochranville, PA Exercise Physiology Sara Compton Chipley, FL […]

Two NFES students honored at Golden Torch Awards

The FSU Athletics Department, in conjunction with Seminole Boosters, held its 28th annual “Golden Torch Gala & Awards” at the Dunlap Champions Club to recognize the academic success of student athletes. The ACC Honor Roll student athletes, as well as the individuals with the highest GPA on their respective teams, and the men’s & women’s […]

FSU researcher finds Earth-like gravity may solve astronaut vision ailment

A Florida State University scientist may have discovered a partial antidote to a problem facing many astronauts — vision changes that occur as a result of space flight. Michael Delp, dean of the FSU College of Human Sciences, and his colleagues studied mice on the International Space Station. They found that blood vessels important for […]

College of Social Work launches lecture series, led by FCS professor

Florida State University’s Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children will launch its inaugural research lecture series, “Engage, Inform, & Influence,” this month. The series commences with a lecture by Samantha Goldfarb, an assistant professor in the FSU College of Medicine and the College of Human Sciences. She’ll present, “Substance Use […]