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First-year student Lainie Baumgardner, of Waxhaw, runs on Appalachian State University’s campus Nov. 18 with her mask at the ready. She is a member of App State’s track and field team. It’s important to keep up physical activity throughout the winter for mental and physical health and immune system support, says App State’s Dr. Rebecca “Becki” Battista, an Exercise Is Medicine Ambassador and a board member of the Physical Activity Alliance. Photo by Marie Freeman

Tips for staying physically active this winter — advice from App State’s Dr. Rebecca Battista

BOONE, N.C. — With the threat of COVID-19 continuing into winter, having an exercise routine is important for staying healthy and keeping our immune...

Cole Garrison

App State offensive lineman steps off the field and into the operating room

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University senior Cole Garrison, an exercise science major and student-athlete from Clay, Alabama, is head...

Allison Farrell

Honors alumna Allison Farrell publishes thesis

Honors College alumna Allison Farrell ’20 has successfully published her Honors thesis, Parental Impact on Child Physical Activity and Sedentar...

Steff McDaniel

Stephanie McDaniel is the new director of Health Promotion for Faculty and Staff

The Beaver College of Health Sciences is thrilled to welcome Stephanie McDaniel as the new director for the Health Promotion for Faculty and staff pro...

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