CSUSM NewsCenter (Kinesiology)

2019
October
15,
2019
| 01:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
Isaias Torres frequently tagged along while his father, Luis, worked at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs. Isaias did so out of necessity – he was in elementary school and his father couldn’t afford childcare. Some days, Isaias would ...
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October
04,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the planet continues to face serious threats, perhaps the biggest question each of us faces is, “What can I do?” Cal State San Marcos student Michelle Kang asked herself that question. Kang, who is double majoring in kinesiology and mathematics...
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May
13,
2019
| 07:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
As someone who has spent nearly a quarter century working in the construction industry, Kevin Dunn thought he had a handle on popular misconceptions about undocumented immigrants in the workforce. It wasn’t until the Cal State San Marcos sociology st...
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May
10,
2019
| 07:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
As expected for a senior kinesiology major, Ryan Eick pores through his textbooks during the week to build the knowledge he needs to work with adaptive athletes. But on the weekends, he trades his textbooks for ocean waves, and what he reads there ca...
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2018
February
02,
2018
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Joe Moon knows the value of an internship. Joe began his studies at Cal State San Marcos planning to earn his bachelor’s in kinesiology before attending physical therapy school. But he re-evaluated after taking part in a physical therapy intern...
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2017
March
30,
2017
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Some people celebrate graduating from college with a brief vacation. Jacob Thum, who earned his kinesiology degree from Cal State San Marcos in spring 2016, devoted months to hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, which spans the U.S.-Mexico border to Ca...
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2016
December
06,
2016
| 10:17 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jacob Thum is better known as Fancy Pants on the Pacific Crest Trail. It’s a nickname he earned in the early stages of his quest to hike the 2,650-mile trail, which spans the U.S.-Mexico border near Campo to British Columbia, Canada, near the U.S....
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June
13,
2016
| 08:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
Surfing might just be the closest thing a person can get to walking on water. Those who practice the sport—and rough estimates place the number at about 20 million worldwide—cite the adrenaline rush, the escape from the daily grind and the earthy sub...
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April
18,
2016
| 06:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dr. Devan Romero is dedicating her career to improving the health of others. The Cal State San Marcos assistant professor of kinesiology has helped establish a wellness program at a local high school, works with the community to adopt healthier st...
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March
29,
2016
| 06:22 PM America/Los_Angeles
Many adults can reflect back on their childhoods and remember when physical education—commonly known as P.E.—involved running laps, doing push-ups or sit-ups and other organized sports while teachers wielded whistles and clipboards. While these pract...
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2015
July
29,
2015
| 01:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
You could say the Hurley International Icon Internship Program is competitive. Approximately 2,000 enthusiastic undergrads apply annually for only 37 coveted spots at Hurley’s Costa Mesa headquarters. This year 2015 CSUSM graduate Makenzie Stade land...
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May
21,
2015
| 06:11 PM America/Los_Angeles
They are among the best and the brightest at Cal State San Marcos. Six outstanding graduates were honored by CSUSM President Karen Haynes at a special awards dinner earlier this month. All were recognized for their academic excellence, service to ...
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March
25,
2015
| 05:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
The statistics are sobering. Every year one in three adults ages 65 and older experiences a fall. As a result many suffer fractures, injuries and, in some cases, even death. Falls are a leading cause of hospitalizations among the elderly. Hyun Gu ...
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March
18,
2015
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) President Haley Perko is a student leader whose desire for success shows through her strong work ethic, motivated attitude and passion for making a difference at CSUSM. The Escondido native is a fourth year kinesiol...
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2014
December
15,
2014
| 12:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
Surfing as a sport has seen a rapid growth in popularity since the 1960s. On any given day along San Diego County’s 70 miles of coastline, thousands of surfers may be spotted in the ocean, riding waves or patiently waiting for their next ride. While ...
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July
08,
2014
| 12:47 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kinesiology researchers at CSUSM are conducting new research on the health benefits of recreational surfing, seeking to further substantiate the sports' value as a dynamic physical workout that positively contributes to cardiovascular health.  Con...
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April
18,
2014
| 10:14 PM America/Los_Angeles
Undergraduate research findings will confirm that surfing is a positive form of cardiovascular exercise. ...
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