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Category: Health and Kinesiology

PALS participants learn about upper body strength during a session on SHARBADE boards (SHoulders AR BAck DEvelopment). (Purdue University photo)

PALS camp teaches character, encourages STEM, physical activities

Saturday, June 15th, 2019


During PALS (Purdue Athletes Life Success) camp, children spend time at the pool and on the field, make new friends, and receive hands-on experience with STEM projects.

Abused kids use text-based services to seek help

Abused kids use text-based services to seek help, study shows

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019


Early disclosure, combined with explicit language, may suggest at least a portion of young victims are actively seeking safe ways to talk about their experiences with abuse via SMS text messages.

Space pants used to research treatment for peripheral artery disease

“Space Pants” help alleviate leg pain

Monday, March 25th, 2019


“Space pants” and pump being used in a clinical trial led by a Purdue University researcher who is exploring the use of non-surgical and in-home options to help people manage peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Alumni in pro sports

Alumni in Pro Sports

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019


College of Health and Human Sciences has a deep bench of talented alumni working for professional sports teams, both as athletes and as key players behind the scenes.

Woman running with dog

New Year for Making Lives Better

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019


Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences is Making Lives Better through world-class research. As we begin 2019 and celebrate 150 years of Giant Leaps at Purdue, we will showcase our research throughout the year—highlighting global advancements in health, longevity, and quality of life. Whether you have a New Year’s resolution or prefer to […]

Lane Yahiro

New Year’s Resolution: Get More Exercise

Thursday, December 20th, 2018


Have you made a New Year’s Resolution to get more exercise in 2019? Professor Lane Yahiro’s top tip for getting into shape is to hire a personal trainer. Researcher Steve Amireault’s suggests choosing something you really care about and keep to just one, or a very short list, of resolutions in order to be successful. Steve […]

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