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TC's Carol Ewing Garber Is Honored by the National Academy of Kinesiology

Carol Ewing Garber,  Professor of Movement Sciences, has been elected as an Active Fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology. The NAK is limited to 165 Active Fellows. Garber will be inducted at the organization's annual meeting in Philadelphia in late September.

Garber, who currently serves as President of the American College of Sports Medicine. is an authority on the role of physical activity in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases; community and clinical interventions to promote physical activity;promotion of physical activity in young, low-income children and their families; novel delivery systems for providing clinical exercise physiology interventions; and physical activity in older adults

 In 2012, with other TC researchers, Garber co-authored a widely publicized study that found set parameters of from to 2.5 to 7.5 hours as the ideal amount exercise per week for most individuals, depending on gender, age and general physical health.  A novel finding of the study conducted by exercise, behavioral, and health education scientists revealed that exercising more than 7.5 hours per week was associated with diminished mental health.

Published Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2015

TC's Carol Ewing Garber Is Honored by the National Academy of Kinesiology

Carol Ewing Garber,  Professor of Movement Sciences, has been elected as an Active Fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology. The NAK is limited to 165 Active Fellows. Garber will be inducted at the organization's annual meeting in Philadelphia in late September.

Garber, who currently serves as President of the American College of Sports Medicine. is an authority on the role of physical activity in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases; community and clinical interventions to promote physical activity;promotion of physical activity in young, low-income children and their families; novel delivery systems for providing clinical exercise physiology interventions; and physical activity in older adults

 In 2012, with other TC researchers, Garber co-authored a widely publicized study that found set parameters of from to 2.5 to 7.5 hours as the ideal amount exercise per week for most individuals, depending on gender, age and general physical health.  A novel finding of the study conducted by exercise, behavioral, and health education scientists revealed that exercising more than 7.5 hours per week was associated with diminished mental health.

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