In a comprehensive review of 38 relevant studies focused on walking cadence and intensity for adults, Tudor-Locke and team conclude that approximately 100 steps per minute qualifies as a good metric for moderate intensity levels in healthy adults, with vigorous walking beginning at approximately 130 steps per minute.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences has awarded seventeen Dean’s PhD Summer Fellowships for summer 2018. The $7000 awards will provide support for PhD students in excellent standing to pursue their research and complete their dissertations during the summer months.
Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Richard Peltier is featured in a new video produced by the UMass Amherst Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment as part of its “Research that Matters” series.
A new video produced by the UMass Amherst Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment highlights the breast cancer research of Kathleen Arcaro, veterinary and animal sciences, in collaboration with Professor of Epidemiology Susan Sturgeon and Assistant Professor of Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko.
Public Health Practice alumna Ruth McDermott-Levy MPH ’15 and Global Health Certificate student Nicole L’Heureux recently received Fulbright Awards to conduct work in Finland and Ghana, respectively.
The event will be held September 14, 2018 in the UMass Amherst Campus Center Auditorium. Registration is now open.
Rachel Volberg, research associate professor of epidemiology, discussed her research on the economic and social impacts of the Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville and surrounding communities on WAMC’s The Roundtable.
David Buchanan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Promotion and Policy, recently gave the keynote address at the Organization Theory in Health Care Association (OTHC) annual conference held June 6-8 at the Johns Hopkins University campus in Baltimore, MD.
SPHHS doctoral students Alice Fiddian-Green and Nozipho Maziya are recipients of 2018 Student Research Grants and Awards from the Center for Research on Families (CRF).
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders Kelly Richardson recently received a three-year, $461,000 early career research award from NIH’s National Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders to study two different approaches to treating speech and voice symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease.
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