Nutrition, Food & Exercise Sciences

Meet Austin Wyant, Fulbright Scholar & Future M.D.

Austin Wyant will graduate this week with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, but it’s only the beginning of his journey. Austin was recently selected as a finalist for a Fulbright, one of the most competitive awards that a college student can earn. The next few years are already laid out for Austin. His Fulbright […]

Athletic Training professor in FSU Top 10 “Most Helpful”

A top-10 list of FSU’s “most helpful” professors included athletic training professor, Michele Garber. Curated by students, individuals were selected through recommendations made by students and advisors. “Talking about the theory behind motion in athletic activity can be complicated, but she was very thorough and excellent at breaking down concepts in a way that could […]

A look back at 2017 | Dr. Gregory J. Harris

Many know Dr. Gregory J. Harris as the Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs, but his role extends well beyond addressing student issues in the College. He is also a faculty member in the Department of Family and Child Sciences and commits a great amount of effort toward improving the classroom experience. Earlier this year, […]

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 […]

The NSCA awarded 3 exercise physiology students grants

The National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation announced that three students in the Exercise Physiology Ph.D. program have been awarded funding through several of their programs. Alex Klemp, Brittany Allman, and Ashley Artese were selected by the NSCA Foundation Scholarship and Grant Committees after a thorough evaluation process of all applicants. “Congratulations to the winner’s […]

Dr. Michael Ormsbee named 2017 Nutritional Research Award Winner

The National Strength and Conditioning Association is proud to announce that Dr. Michael Ormsbee has been selected as the NSCA’s Nutritional Research Award recipient for 2017. Dr. Ormsbee becomes the 14th recipient of the award, which has been handed out since 2003. Award winners are selected by a volunteer committee, the NSCA’s Research Committee, who […]