News, Media and Stories | Exercise Science

The games are an international multi-sports event for young athletes with physical disabilities.
Rayne Houser and Cody Tang Pictured Together
For their capstone projects, Rayne Houser ’18 and Cody Tang ’18 helped with a faculty-led study that found that exercise may help prevent and manage glaucoma.
Three members of Pacific University exercise science faculty were granted tenure in March 2018. They were among six faculty members university-wide to receive the distinction.
Pacific University's sports medicine team shares tips for keeping student-athletes safe and healthy while they compete.  
Kasey Werner, Class of 2016, works as an on-call Occupational Therapist after going through an intense seven years of academic work for her master’s degree in Exercise Science. Although she describes the education as stressful and exhausting at points, she enjoys the career it got her so much she can hardly narrow down what she likes about it most.
Girls in grades three through eight, along with their guardians, are invited to a free afternoon of basketball and soccer Sunday, Feb. 5, in the Stoller Center. No registration required; just show up and have fun.
Pacific allowed Serena Wallace '19 to pursue to passions — running and music — while working toward her dream career in physical therapy.
At 18, Matt Elyea wasn't ready for college. After starting a career in the Air Force, though, he's studying exercise science at Pacific University and looking to a future as a physician assistant.
Heron Souza de Azevedo ’14 has worked nearly a decade to help grow American football in his native Brazil. In July 2015, he represented his nation's team at the International Federation of American Football World Championship in Ohio.

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