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  • Kristin Ondrak Joins Center for the Study of Sport and Exercise

    April 11, 2012

    Kristin Ondrak, exercise scientist, joins the College of Arts and Sciences faculty in the Center for the Study of Sport and Exercise in September. She has been an adjunct lecturer since 2010.

    Ondrak received her doctorate in human movement science from the School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her areas of expertise include exercise physiology and epidemiology.

    Ondrak' scholarship includes “The Relationship Between Serum and Salivary Cortisol Levels in Response to Different Intensities of Exercise,” with M.D. VanBruggen, A.C. Hackney, and R.G. McMurray, in the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance (2009), “Energy Balance and Weight Control (Male and Female): Considerations" in Contemporary Endocrinology Series: Sports Endocrinology (in press), and “Interrelationships Among Changes in Leptin, Insulin, Cortisol and Growth Hormone and Weight Status in Youth," with R.G. McMurray, A.C. Hackney, and J. S. Harrell, in the Journal of Clinical Research in Pediatric Endocrinology ( 2011).

    The Center for the Study of Sport & Exercise promotes scholarly research and teaching, continuing education, and public outreach on the role and conduct of sports in a global society. The center strengthens the bridge between academics and athletics, especially in the context of educating the whole person -- mind, body, and spirit -- and develops leaderships in sport at all levels of competitions.

    The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college in Seattle University with 33 undergraduate and 7 advanced degrees. The College offers a B.S. in Sport and Exercise Science and a Master in Sport Administration and Leadership.

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