The science of exercise

Sev­enth– and eighth-​​grade stu­dents at the Driscoll School in Brook­line vis­ited Northeastern’s Human Per­for­mance and Exer­cise Lab­o­ra­tory, directed by asso­ciate pro­fessor Carmen Sceppa and located in the Behrakis Health Sci­ences Center, on Friday as part of the school’s “Sci­ence Sol­stice” pro­gram. Stu­dents par­tic­i­pated in a series of mea­sured phys­ical fit­ness tests to learn about the sci­ence of exer­cise. Gre­gory Cloutier, project man­ager in the Bouvé Col­lege of Health Sci­ences, instructs stu­dents on how to use a grip strength mea­sure­ment device, which can gauge overall strength.

By Brooks Canaday.

Post a comment

5 + = 9

Comments are moderated.
Please view our comment guidelines.

About news@Northeastern

News@Northeastern is Northeastern University’s primary source of news and information. Whether it happens in the classroom, in a laboratory, or on another continent, we bring you timely stories about every aspect of life, learning and discovery at Northeastern. Contact the news team

Subscribe to daily news email

Connect with us

Social Media Dashboard