U.S. Army aims for tougher fitness standards despite amount of overweight recruits

In a report released by The Citadel, the Army has seen an overall increase of overweight recruits who can’t pass entry-level physical fitness tests.

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Giving a stranger the gift of hope for 2019

Citadel Graduate College student donates bone marrow in Washington D. C. for leukemia patient through Be the Match.

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My ring story: how the generosity of strangers helped change my life

I am the first in my family to graduate from The Citadel, but I hope I am creating a legacy for others here.

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A lesson in gaining buy-in from policy makers: an author Q&A with Dr. Daniel Bornstein

Dr. Bornstein discusses how to align public health needs with the issues that matter to policy makers can create greater buy-in.

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New device measures blink reflex parameters to quickly and objectively identify concussion

MUSC and The Citadel researched the Blink Reflexometer to see if it could help fill the need for more objective measures of concussion severity.

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Transportation and Health with The Citadel’s Jeff Davis and Dan Bornstein

In this episode, ITE Member William J. (Jeff) Davis, Ph.D., Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Daniel Bornstein, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Health, Exercise, and Sport Science, discuss the intersection of transportation and health.

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Why are people in the South less healthy? It’s always been the case

As seen in Newsweek, by Peter A. Coclanis A new scholarly study documenting the poor health of southern military recruits has been much in the news of late (Newsweek , January

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Citadel-led study reveals threat to U.S. military readiness due to unfit recruits

A research study released by The Citadel in collaboration with the U.S. Army Public Health Center and the American Heart Association is the first to show that the low fitness of U.S. Army recruits from 10 Southern states poses a threat to military readiness and national security.

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Physically fit recruits for Army are hard to find. Especially in these states

The Army’s problem of finding physically fit recruits at a time of rising obesity in the United States is especially acute in the South.

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