Dr. Borsdorf Secures Grant from the CDC

Dr. Laura Borsdorf secured a $125,000.00 Center for Disease Control grant in conjunction with the PA Department of Education to develop and disseminate programs and curriculum geared at increasing physical activity and decrease obesity and other hypokinetic diseases within the pa k-12 SCHOOLS. Read More»


Professors Bike to Raise Awareness of Childhood Obesity

ESS Professors Bike To Raise Awareness for Obesity

What to do about childhood obesity? Lead by example. One group, The Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreations and Dance (PSAHPERD) is doing just that by encouraging active healthy lifestyles for families in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Read More»


The Ursinus Labyrinth: A Ringing Endorsement

Ursinus Labyrinth

The Ursinus labyrinth, which sits unobtrusively near the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center, was developed some years ago as an Exercise and Sport Science Summer Fellows project. The research, under Professor Laura Borsdorf, examined the restorative powers of walking such a maze. Read More»


Faculty Good News; Student Good News

Environmental Studies professor co-authors a winning paper; Math professor’s paper co-authored with students accepted for publication; History professor presents paper; Theater professor blogs for popular news site; and Psychology Professor and student present poster. ESS student is best in state. Read More»