Nutrition and Exercise

According to the American Heart Association, regular exercise can prevent or lower the risks of developing cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, colon cancer and stroke. Physical activity also promotes psychological well-being. It reduces the risk of depression and lowers stress levels. In addition, regular exercise strengthens the body and improves the strength and flexibility of joints and bones. Good nutrition is just as important, because it enables you to manage your weight and keeps you energized. Healthy food choices also reduce your risks of developing chronic diseases.

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Faculty Forum: Irene Cucina

Professor Irene Cucina has been teaching in the Department of Health and Human Performance since 1998. Prior to coming to Plymouth State, she had a rewarding career as a high school health and physical education teacher and coach in Newton, MA. Her commitment to students and learning has been recognized by her peers through a […]

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Faculty Forum: Filiz Otucu on Democracy and the Middle East

Filiz Otucu is a professor of political science and specializes in international relations, Middle Eastern politics, and the United Nations. A native of Turkey, she earned her MA at the University of Central Oklahoma, and her PhD from the University of Kentucky. Otucu teaches courses on politics and conflict in the Middle East, terrorism and […]

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Remembering Gene Savage ’58

On May 14, 2012, New Hampshire lost a gifted educator, respected leader, and devoted friend. From his earliest days in education as a high school teacher, coach, and director of guidance, through his post as director of admissions at the University of New Hampshire, and later through his various administrative positions within the University System […]