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Health and happiness amid the pandemic

April 20, 2020

How do you stay healthy and happy when the world is turned upside down? Students in the interdisciplinary “Understanding Health and Happiness” Triple I class are now putting all of the concepts they’ve been learning over the course of the semester to the test.

The 10-minute fitness plan

January 6, 2020

Associate professor Abbie Smith-Ryan’s research shows that short periods of exercise can yield relatively quick health improvements.

Exercise and sport science professor recommends 10 ways to work out at work

January 23, 2018

We spend a third of each day at work, many of us sitting at a desk or at a computer. This inactivity is so bad for us that some health experts have declared that “sitting is the new smoking.” If you’ve resolved to exercise more in 2018, check out these tips from Abbie Smith-Ryan, associate professor in the department of exercise and sport science in the College of Arts & Sciences, to share 10 ways to make your workout part of your workday.