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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 […]

Meet our new faculty members

You may have seen a few new faces in the classroom. Prior to the fall semester, 11 new faculty members joined CHS. We are excited to have them with us and would like to introduce you to these talented additions at the College! Amy Ashmore, Ph.D. Teaching Faculty Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences Ph.D., Kinesiology […]

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 […]

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 […]

Student & Alumni Spotlight

Current and former students are doing amazing things. From awards to careers, we’re proud to feature some of their accomplishments. Recent graduate Jamila Holcomb (Ph.D., ’17) was selected as the 2018 recipient of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Dissertation Award. Jamila will be honored during the AAMFT Annual Conference in Louisville, KY on November […]

FSU researchers: Dancers need more calories, protein

Dancers are known for their svelte figures, but they often aren’t making the right dietary choices to fuel their bodies for long, intense performances, Florida State University researchers found in a new study. “It is fairly well recognized that dancers often have peculiar eating habits, and they do this in an effort to have the […]

NFES graduate student gets world-class experience

The Australian Institute of Sport is recognized worldwide for developing elite athletes, largely due to their research and innovation in sports science. So when graduate student Sam Leyh received an opportunity to work with the distinguished AIS, her choice was clear. Leyh arrived at the Institute in mid-April, literally just weeks after learning she was offered […]

Breast cancer study looking for participants

Florida State University researchers want to know whether simple functional strength training and yoga can help breast cancer patients recover better. A team of researchers is examining how these two workouts can affect survivors’ body composition, bone health, fitness level and quality of life. The team is seeking breast cancer survivors who are over the […]