(January 9, 2018 | Boston Herald)
Dr. Doug Comeau from the Ryan Center for Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation weighs in on the fitness app craze.
“People used to play pick-up basketball, and instead they play video games now. The reason they have this app craze is so people can get off couch, because people are on their phones and the culture has become more I.T.-based.”
(12/19/17) “For the past three years, Boston University has offered one of the few programs in the nation dedicated to teaching students who have had to leave college the coping skills that will give them a shot at getting back into school or work while managing severe anxiety, depression, and other serious mental health conditions….
NITEO fills that gap. It gives the students a peer group and a place to go three days a week. It gives them assignments, accountability, and a personal coach to cheer them on. It gives them a path forward.
It also gives students an explanation for their absence from campus. It’s not easy to tell friends they’re home for the semester due to a mental health issue. Instead, they can say, ‘I’m taking classes at Boston University this semester.’ And it’s true.”
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“Athletes are two to three times more likely to have an eating disorder and an exercise addiction. So many people suffer in silence and don’t get the treatment they need.”
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Mental health advocate Tipper Gore (CAS ’70) visited BU Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation (CPR) during BU alumni weekend on September 15. She met with Sargent College and CPR leadership and learned more about CPR’s PhotoVoice initiative.
Gore meets with Sargent Dean Chris Moore and CPR Executive Director E. Sally Rogers.
Zlatka Russinova, CPR senior research specialist, shows Gore images from the Center’s PhotoVoice project. PhotoVoice puts cameras in the hands of individuals and asks them to produce statements made up of pictures and words that communicate their experience.
Interested in learning more about Boston University’s Master of Science in Athletic Training program? Our one-hour open houses will cover the application process, program curriculum, and diverse clinical education opportunities.
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The Master of Science Program in Speech-Language Pathology offers the following Fall 2017 information sessions:
Friday, September 29 at 4:30 p.m.
Friday, October 20 at 4:30 p.m.
Friday, November 17 at 4:30 p.m.
Friday, December 15 at 4:30 p.m.
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The Sun: “With so much conflicting advice on social media on what food we should and shouldn’t eat – here are false food tips you can ignore”
“A key factor determining if people like a food or not is their previous exposure to it.”
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The Sargent Service Learning Program offers our students a unique opportunity to participate in faculty led service-learning experiences which promote health education, empower communities, and cultivate educated compassionate global citizens.
2017 Service Learning in India: Now Accepting Applications
This program offers students a broad view of access to healthcare in India, as well as social justice, through time spent with individuals and organizations working to overcome the cultural stigma of disability while meeting healthcare needs. We will also explore the vast tradition of healing and holistic healthcare practices, which forms part of a modern approach to both wellness and recovery in India today. More info
Saturday, June 10 – Saturday, June 24, 2017
Students will stay in hostels/community centers, under faculty supervision.
Cost of $1,920 includes transportation, meals, lodging, excursions. Flight is not included.
Where we’ve been
Since 2011, Sargent students have traveled a combined total of more than 2 million miles to bring health care to communities in developing countries including:
Each year, students return home with a deeper understanding of the world’s cultures and health challenges.
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Karen Jacobs, EdD, CPE, OTR/L, FAOTA, Clinical Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, was awarded an $8,400 grant from Target to support youth healthy eating programs. Jacobs plans to use the funding to support a healthy cooking and eating program with Women and Girls Thriving in Brookline. Programming for women in the local Brookline/Boston area is scheduled to begin this April.
For more than five years, Jacobs has hosted a weekly Sargent Choice Test Kitchen from her StuVi2 faculty residence where she and students prepare a healthy, tasty Sargent Choice recipes each week like brown rice sushi, and fudgy black-bean brownies.
Jacobs is the Program Director of the On-line Post-professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (PP-OTD). Her scholarly interests include investigating the individual factors and environmental demands associated with increased risk of functional limitations among populations of university, elementary and middle school aged students, particularly in the use of notebook computing and iPads, as well as the proper wearing of backpacks. Jacobs is also a co-PI on a five-year National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) grant, Project CAREER. Project CAREER is an interprofessional development project designed to improve the employment success of undergraduate college & university students with traumatic brain injury (TBI).