Articles

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Cardiac Rehabilitation Programmes for Low-Risk Patients and Leisure Athletes: A Potential Paradox (with Stu Steinman and Vincent Cotto), Faculty Publications (2014)

Background: Athletes are enrolled in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programmes in small numbers and require unique...

 

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Effects of an Education and Physical Activity Program on Health and Physical Fitness Variables in Children (with Darren Burke, Jaclyn Zambrella, Tim Callahan, Theresa Argondezzi, and Santini Galbo), Faculty Publications (2013)

University and public health collaborative partnerships have been active in health promotion and research; however,...

 
Evaluation and Treatment of Breast Pain: An Integrative Medicine Learning Activity (with Ashley Maltz, Matthew Belanger, Katrina Franzen, Marc Brodsky, Victor S. Sierpina, and Mary Jo Kreitzer), Faculty Publications (2013)

Relieving pain and suffering is a primary goal of medicine and may be achieved by...

 

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Health and Fitness Courses in Higher Education: A Historical Perspective and Contemporary Approach, Faculty Publications (2013)

The prevalence of obesity among 18- to 24-year-olds has steadily increased. Given that the majority...

 

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Powdered Red Yeast Rice and Plant Stanols and Sterols to Lower Cholesterol (with Joseph Stefon Feuerstein), Faculty Publications (2012)

Elevated low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease. It is...

 

Presentations

Can a University Mission Statement Impact Service Learning Among Students?, International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement Annual Conference (2014)
 
An Evidence Based Approach to Teaching Children About Nutrition and Physical Activity, Society for Public Health Education Annual Meeting (2014)
 
Infection Prevention Strategies in Outpatient Settings, American Nursing Association Annual Nursing Quality Conference (2014)
 

Popular Press

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Exercise Science Program Co-Organizes Fit Kids Field Day in Norwalk, Sacred Heart University News Story (2011)

Wendy Bjerke, clinical assistant professor of SHU’s Department of Exercise Science as well as director...