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Exercise science program gains national recognition

The exercise science option in the Fresno State department of kinesiology was recently acknowledged by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as one of the few “educationally recognized programs” in the country. Kinesiology has four options, including physical education, ...

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No selfie zone

From squat racks and bench presses to ellipticals and the indoor track, walking into the Student Recreation Center (SRC), a jungle-gym of activities awaits. After setting up and preparing to begin the workout one thought pops into students heads – ...

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Gilbert guides students on mental performance

Fresno State Talks ended its three-part series with Dr. Jenelle N. Gilbert, who delivered her presentation “The Psychological Uniform: A Blueprint for Peak Performance” Wednesday night at the Satellite Student Union.

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Students light up Christmas Tree Lane

For the past 91 years, a two-mile stretch of Van Ness Boulevard that becomes Christmas Tree Lane brings the holiday spirit to Fresno, and Fresno State students helped make it happen this year.

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Wade Gilbert on the mindset needed for success

Buzz Lightyear of Star Command is one of the iconic cartoon characters with whom many college students of today grew up.

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Aquatics Center opens again for fitness swim

After a very successful fall semester, the Aquatic Center is once again open to students, faculty and staff for the spring semester’s fitness swim season.

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Many campus issues at stake

At ASI Senate meetings every other Wednesday, the Senate hears student concerns in two forums: Public Comment and Campus Issues.  Public Comment is a time when students can share their sentiment about anything happening in ASI or on campus with ASI, and Campus Issues is a time to report physical problems you see around campus,  such as pot holes, lighting issues, etc.

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Kinesiology’s 100-mile walk

The kinesiology department celebrated Fresno State’s birthday walking 100 miles to honor their faculty, students, staff and alumni Participants marched in the Homecoming Parade which went throughout campus. Without a float or cars to drive in, the group was a unique addition to the parade.

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Yoga classes on campus help students relax

One kinesiology course doesn’t offer typical exercise: It has you twisting your body in postures like the Cobra, Butterfly, Fallen Leaf and Rocking Chair.

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Are students overworking themselves?

Fresno State students who carry extra units in addition to working full or part-time jobs are found in almost every class.

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Springing back into shape after break

Spring break tends to become a weeklong fest of binge sleeping, eating and drinking, leaving little time for exercise leading to larger numbers on the scale.

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Racquetball court conditions are subpar

The outdoor racquetball courts, located in the north gym, provide an opportunity for students to pick up some exercise and enjoy friendly competition, all free of charge. But is it really worth it?

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Students see graduation delayed

Significant class cuts have caused problems for some students who originally planned on graduating with a college degree in four years.

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Some students lack knowledge when voting

Young voters are a constant target when it comes to voting recruitment; but the question is, do these young voting prospects even know what they’re voting for?

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Rain, rain, go away

Within weeks, groundwork will be underway on a multimillion dollar swimming and diving facility at Fresno State.

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Expert measures students using Bod Pod

One of the most reliable weight tests in the last ten years is available on campus – the Bod Pod. A 40-second session in the Bod Pod tells a person everything from their daily caloric intake to the amount of body fat they have.

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Setting the pace for fitness programs

Mark Baldis is always moving –– and soon –– the Clovis Police Department will try to keep up with him. Each year, the city of Clovis sends its firefighters and police officers to the kinesiology department, where Baldis works, for fitness testing. The firefighters were tested this past fall.

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