Students in Physiology of Exercise examined how the human body works and changes from a resting to an exercising state, gaining hands-on experience through a series of labs to complement their classroom learning.
The most decorated women’s basketball player in Cornell history, Camille Marie ’13 also earned a 3.9 GPA. She’s now planning for graduate school in sports psychology.
On the court, Kirtley Hitt ’12 helped lead her volleyball team to the Division III national tournament. She also pursued numerous volunteer and pre-med opportunities in preparation for becoming a physician assistant.
Jennifer Fagenbaum, assistant professor of kinesiology, will present a lecture on Sep 14th titled “Reproductive Hormones, the Cardiovascular System, and Exercise Science.”
Emily Decker ’07 majored in exercise science at Cornell, participating in summer research on the effects of sleep deprivation with kinesiology professor Julia Moffitt. Decker is now working towards a master’s degree in kinesiology at Iowa State University with an emphasis on the behavioral basis of physical activity.
Amanda Jepson chose to major in exercise science with the idea of becoming a physical therapist, but a life-changing block in Peru with Operation Walk changed her mind. She’s now planning for medical school and has found exercise science to be an excellent avenue for gaining serious research skills.