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  • Illustration of people exercise on rail trails

    Homing in on physical activity

    The Center for Active WV began with a handful of CPASS faculty who felt called to respond to several growing health crises in West Virginia — crises that involve increasing rates of adult and childhood obesity and all of the accompanying health issues, from diabetes to heart disease.

  • Athletes wrestle overtop of sport management topics

    Breaking in

    In today’s job market, an internship is a foot in the door. But how do students find these opportunities during a global pandemic? Campus internships are just one way students are building the connections and experiences they need to be successful outside the classroom. From working with Big 12 teams to learning the ropes alongside facilities pros, our students will be well prepared for their next big step — lifelong careers.

In this issue

The College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences faculty, staff, students and alumni have faced numerous challenges since the spring, while shifting strategy and creating new opportunities for research, mentoring, partnerships and learning.

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  • Ask the Experts

    A new path to success

    Thanks to an innovative partnership with the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute and collaborations with WVU Athletics, CPASS students are getting hands on experience.

  • Thinking it Through

    Exploring the female experience

    A new study will explore the experiences of international and domestic female faculty members in Physical Education Teacher Education.