exercise physiology

Exercise Physiology PhD Student Jake Martenson Claimed 1st Place at 3MT!

Jake Martenson tied for first place in this year’s Three Minute Thesis Competition. Jake was one of nine PhD Student finalists in the competition developed by The University of Queensland, Australia. Each student in the competition has three minutes to summarize their dissertation topic as best they can. The judges decide if the content was […]

Dr. Orlando Laitano Discusses Latest Paper; Acute Phase Response to Exertional Heat Stroke in Mice

The Physiological Society used Dr. Laitano’s recent study as one of their “EPicks” on their YouTube Channel this week. In the Video Dr. Laitano discusses his latest paper investigating the acute phase response to exertional heat stroke in mice.

Former FL Resident and CHS Friend Sota Making History in Minnesota

Sota had previously been training as a service dog in Florida with NFES (Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences) Professor Lynn Panton before answering her calling as the first Electronic Detection K9 for the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in Minnesota. As it turns out Sota had way too much energy for a service animal and was […]

Mike Ormsbee Awarded NSCA William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award

NFES Professor Michael Ormsbee has won the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award! Recipients of the William J. Kraemer Outstanding Sport Scientist Award are recognized for exemplary contributions and breakthroughs in the field of applied exercise and sport science. This isn’t Mike’s first award from NSCA, he was […]

FCS & NFES Garnet & Gold Society Scholars!

Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service. To become an inductee of the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society, students must meet the engagement criteria and […]

Earn a B.S. in Dietetics

Interested in becoming a registered dietician? Dietetics is one of four undergraduate majors in the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences. The program offers students a unique introduction to sports and clinical nutrition. Students majoring in dietetics may earn a DPD (Didactic Program in Dietetics) Verification Statement (which is required to apply for an internship and registered dietitian […]

Human Sciences Celebrates WearRedDay!

February 7th is national “Wear Red Day” and Human Sciences students, faculty and staff gathered on their front lawn to help raise awareness for American Heart Month. Heart disease is still the number one killer in the United States and research shows that strong social support makes getting regular physical activity, eating healthier, reaching and […]

Sports Nutrition Champions!

Congratulations to FSU Alumni Zach Bennet and Jordan Mazur for their participation in the incredible performances of their respective organizations. Zach Bennet earned his M.S. in Sports Nutrition from Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences in 2015. Zach Bennett joined the LSU nutrition staff in 2019 after two season with Texas as an Assistant Sports Dietitan. […]

NFES PhD Student receives NSCA Scholarship

Joseph Laudato was one of fourteen recipients from across the nation to be awarded the National Strength Conditioning Association Foundation (NSCA) 2019 Challenge Scholarship. As a first year PhD student in the Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences Department Joe has been researching the effects of acute and chronic alcohol consumption on muscle mass, function, protein […]

NFES faculty receives $2.9M grant to examine peripheral artery disease

Panos Koutakis is an assistant professor in Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences. A Florida State University researcher has received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a more effective treatment and diagnosis process for peripheral artery disease (PAD), a condition that afflicts 8.5 million people in the United States. “At […]