Osteoporosis Exercise Programming

by: Kyle Factor

Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones begin to lose mass and density due to many lifestyle and genetic factors leading to frailty of the bones and a higher risk of fracture or breaks. Osteoporosis is a disease that is very prominent among older individuals.  However, there are also some risks associated with exercise when it comes . . .  read more

Self Myofascial Release (Foam Rolling!)

by: Samuel Jenkins

Let’s talk about foam rolling today! To make a long story short, self-myofascial release it is a method of self-massage, generally using a foam roller, to help release built up scar tissue within the muscles and fascia matrix. Fascia is a thin film of connective tissue that helps interconnect our muscles, bone, and organs . . .  read more

Contemporary Ceramic Art

Exhibit Dates: March 2-17, 2017
Opening Reception: March 2, 2017| 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Joe Molinaro and Richard Burkett have been conducting research and writing about the ceramic traditions of the Amazon region of Ecuador for nearly 25 years. Contemporary Ceramics from North and South America is an exhibition of their ceramic work along with pottery they . . .  read more

New Program Celebrates Success

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The first cohort of UCO Customized Education’s Workforce Advantage program received their Certificates January 13 at UCO Downtown.

The course teaches soft skills such as adaptability, integrity and effective communication methods to employees and managers seeking to improve their professional image and learn strategies for career advancement.

Through . . .  read more

Scaling Transformative Learning Using eLearning

Dr. Bucky Dodd

The connections between transformative learning and elearning are rich and create an environment prime for innovation and learning excellence. eLearning is a broad term used to describe the use of technology to empower and support learning experiences.

eLearning strategies can provide unparalleled access to transformative learning experiences through . . .  read more

Yoga

by: Aaron Parker

Many times we go through each day not stretching like we should because either we forget to after a hard workout, or we make it up in our minds that we do not have enough time in a day to get the proper stretching we need. However, with the appropriate time management, we can find creative ways to fit stretching in to our busy days. . . .  read more

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Americans sleep on average five to six hours per night. The average American today works long hours; lack of sleep can be harmful to the body resulting in high levels of stress. Lack of sleep can lead to, or continue to, produce side effects common with sleeping disorders. Under most circumstances, inadequate sleep can lead to headaches, dizziness, . . .  read more

UCO Alumna Starts ‘Beer Yoga’ Movement

Should you challenge your body with a yoga class, or blow it off for a beer with friends? Thanks to Brooke Larson, you don’t have to choose.

The University of Central Oklahoma alumna and former adjunct instructor at the university is the founder of Beer Yoga, a movement growing in popularity. The idea started to brew in February 2014. Larson began . . .  read more