Tag Archives: Exercise Science

Exercise Science: New Name, Same Great Program

David Walker, exercise science program chair at Globe University-Madison West, recently sat down for an interview and shared some details about the recent name change that his program underwent. What is Exercise Science? Exercise science is the industry terminology for health fitness. Using industry terminology helps people understand that the program is scientifically based and encompasses
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Student Ambassadors: Making Connections with Online Students

Going to school online presents a unique challenge compared to attending a traditional classroom setting in that you may not make as many face-to-face connections with your fellow students. Globe University-Online wants to ensure you are making as many connections as possible. Student Ambassadors are here to help you with the challenges of college. Student Ambassadors
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Student Spotlight: Lindburgh Neal, Exercise Science Program

Have you ever met a person whose passion you can feel when you are talking with them? I recently met that person. Lindburgh Neal is a current student at Globe University. Neal is also an Army veteran, father of two girls, husband, and a volunteer for his local church. Just those responsibilities would deter some
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Globe University Online Announces Research Award Winner

Congratulations to Globe University-Online student, Kathy Berends! She is the Online Division’s Research Award winner for Summer Quarter 2014. For her course on Exercise Prescription for Special Populations, Kathy evaluated the pros and cons of exercise during pregnancy. We interviewed Kathy to learn how she put together such an excellent paper. Read on for her
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What is a Certified Personal Trainer?

You can find certified personal trainers in a health clubs, corporations, recreation centers and even at people’s homes. A certified personal trainer assists clients with weight loss, strength training and other physical training. Clients tend to gravitate towards services offered by personal trainers instead of training independently or in a large group for a more
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Student’s Applied Learning Project Turns into Paid Position

A Globe University student is beginning to gain quite the following for a local business she recently helped through her applied learning project. Kelli Quist, a current health fitness specialist student, set out to create business pages on various social media platforms using some of the skill sets she developed in business instructor, Jena Klein’s,
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Getting Fit with Christine: How a Student’s Fitness Business is Taking Off

Recently, Meredith Butilis, a Globe University-Online health fitness specialist program chair, shared a student’s story with me that was simply too good to not share with all of you. Christine Alfred, a current health fitness specialist student who is currently in her externship, decided it was time to start her own fitness business. Getting Fit
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9 Health and Fitness Tips to Help You Become a Loser

No, not that kind of loser! Globe University-Madison West is about to get lighter and healthier thanks to the campus “Biggest Loser” quarter challenge. Twenty-seven people, including students, faculty and staff all signed up for the contest, which will help motivate them to lose weight, gain muscle and have an all-around better life. Each week,
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