AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University researchers are testing the safety and efficacy of the ingredients of nutritional supplements with the help of a gift from 4Life, a company known for its immune system support products.
Faculty and students in the Molecular and Applied Sciences Lab in the School of Kinesiology are interested in nutrition and exercise and how they improve biological or physiological markers. The researchers look at specific dietary ingredients and how they affect different physiological systems both with and without exercise.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The 2014 USA Team Handball College National Championships will be held at Auburn University this weekend, April 11-13, in the Recreation and Wellness Center and Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum.
Collegiate men’s and women’s teams from around the country will come to Auburn, the current home of the USA Team Handball men’s and women’s national teams, for three days of team handball action.
Games begin at 5 p.m. Friday in the coliseum, and admission is free to the public. For a tournament schedule, go to https://flic.kr/p/mYfqyZ.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Auburn University School of Kinesiology’s first Move and Groove Family Fit Day will offer games, wheelchair tennis and basketball, USA Team Handball demonstrations, group sport and exercise activities and sport technique analyses for optimization and injury prevention among other activities.
The free, public event, which features more than 20 activities focused on children’s health and fitness, will be held Saturday, April 5, from 9 a.m. to noon in and around the kinesiology research facility on the Auburn University campus at 301 Wire Road next to the campus tennis courts.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The American College of Sports Medicine has appointed Auburn University’s Bruce Gladden as editor-in-chief of its flagship journal, “Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Gladden is a Humana-Germany-Sherman Distinguished Professor in Auburn’s School of Kinesiology in the College of Education. A Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine since 1980, he has an international reputation in the field of exercise physiology with more than 100 cited scientific publications and more than 3,500 citations to those publications.