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Study analyzes athlete relaxation

Study analyzes athlete relaxation
Megan Granquist, above, and Sarah Dunn present their research results during the faculty titled “The Effects of Relaxation Training on Stress Indicators in Trained and Untrained Individuals,” Monday. The pair conducted a study of 60 cortisol profiles. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Monique Parra Staff Writer Assistant professors of movement and sports science Sarah Dunn and Megan Granquist discussed... 

Professor travels west to educate

Professor travels west to educate
Brian Clocksin is in his first year at the University of La Verne as chairman of the department of movement and sports science and associate professor of movement and sports science. Clocksin previously taught at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. / photo by Hunter Cole Alex Forbess Editorial Director Brian Clocksin had to make a tough decision. With his children – Lilka, 5, and Michael, 7 –... 

Letters to the Editor

Activism in social media Dear Editor, Thank you both for the wonderful, warm, and completely accurate article in today’s issue of the consistently stellar Campus Times (“Class explores activism,” Feb. 24). It’s not easy to glean the “inner essence” of an endeavor like this one, but the piece nails it. Devorah Lieberman and Matt Witt each emailed me this morning to the effect that they were... 

More fitness classes needed

The University of La Verne offers about 10 fitness classes for students to take and students have taken full advantage of these classes. Many of these classes are filled to capacity and some of them have more students than the listed capacity on the registration website, due to instructors allowing extra students to participate. ULV is taking the right step towards giving students an opportunity to... 

Dunn challenges accepted weight loss theory

Allison Lavelle Staff Writer It is hard to believe that losing weight could be as simple as a 20 minute exercise regimen three times a week combined with a Mediterranean diet, but Assistant Professor of Move­ment and Sports Science Sarah Dunn has proven the truth of the statement. In her lecture “The Role of Diet and Exercise Within the Growing Obesity Epidemic,” Dunn spoke about her 12-week FEM... 

Zwissler connects coaching, teaching

Wendy Zwissler spoke on the “The Marriage of Teaching and Coaching” in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Zwissler is currently the head coach for women’s soccer and is an assistant professor in the movement and sports science department. / photo by Candice Salazar  Read More →

Sports complex faces rough road: Timing of construction projects puts the squeeze on athletes, MSS program

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer The University of La Verne plans to build new athletics facilities on its Campus West property, located south of Arrow Highway and west of Wheeler Avenue, no later than Dec. 31, 2013. As exciting as a new complex may be, the removal of athletic facilities from the main campus means that ULV sports teams are forced to take their activities elsewhere. Based on their past experiences,... 

Golf fundraiser brings MSS Society closer to goal

Cheryl Regan Staff Writer On Monday, the Movement and Sports Science Society held a golf tournament to raise money for members to go to the California Associa­tion for Health, Physical Educa­tion, Recreation and Dance’s annual conference. Alumni, faculty and staff came together to help support the MSS Society and to have some fun at the San Dimas Canyon Golf Course. “We have probably raised $2,000... 

Megan Granquist shares view on pure sport

Megan Granquist shares view on pure sport
Megan Granquist earned a bachelor’s degree from Pacific Lutheran University, a master’s from University of Oregon and a doctorate from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Granquist, a Seattle native, has been an assistant professor of movement and sports science at La Verne for three years and teaches a few sports psychology classes at ULV. / photo by Warren Bessant Kristen Campbell Editor... 

Paul Alvarez shares stories from Serbia

Paul Alvarez shares stories from Serbia
Paul Alvarez is the chairman of the Movement and Sports Science Department and has been teaching at La Verne since 1987. He explains that athletic training provides a variety of options for careers and internships. Besides teaching athletic training, Alvarez also enjoys sports and landscape photography, as well as spending time with his wife and two sons. He will be attending his second World University... 
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