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How Technology Enhances Today’s Fitness

Vlog with Dr. Jordan Moon
Program Director, Sports and Health Sciences and Sports Management, American Public University

Technology products such as smart wearables, smartphone fitness apps and specialized fitness software are increasingly popular among recreational exercisers and professional athletes. In this vlog, Jordan explains how the rich data from smart wearables and fitness tracking software can be harvested and analyzed to impact users' health and athletic performance.

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Marathon Monday –the 120th Running of the Boston Marathon

By Karyn Gallivan, MS, ATC, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, NASM-CPT
Contributor, Sports+Fitness Network

Having ground up as an athlete & being a runner in college, it seems like I am on a never-ending quest to continue to be an “athlete”. Next on my bucket-list is to qualify for the Boston Marathon. As a runner recently stated while riding a bus to the start of the 2016 event in Hopkinton, MA, “this is the ultimate for an amateur athlete –qualifying for, and running, Boston.” So, training for and running a BQ (Boston Qualifier) marathon is at the forefront of my mind every day.

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Improving the Health of the Community

By Karyn Gallivan, MS, ATC, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, NASM-CPT
Contributor, Sports+Fitness Network

I am an Athletic Trainer by education. Much of my work years have been spent in high schools, colleges, and sports medicine clinics. During my career, there have been occasions to participate in health fairs and community health & wellness events. As Athletic Trainers, Strength & Conditioning Coaches, and Personal Trainers, we are all inherently teachers...

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