Community Health and Fitness

Did you know

  • Metabolic syndrome is a growing problem across the United States.
  • Metabolic impacts personal health, workplace and personal performance.
  • Metabolic syndrome encompasses conditions related to diabetes, obesity, and negative blood lipid profiles.
  • Physical activity is a known combatant of metabolic syndrome.

Be scientific investigators, studying solutions to metabolic syndrome and improving community health.

Join Dr. Joseph Williams in a two-year project for juniors and seniors enrolled in BMS 321, 521 and 525. The project will involve an investigation into how physical activity can help address the problem of metabolic syndrome. The investigation will be performed to provide empirical evidence for health care professionals, coaches/trainers, and community and organizational leaders to further develop programs, recruit participation, and foster environments that promote positive cognitive outcomes and physical activity behaviors in the daily lives of individuals.