Health Sciences

Announcement    Monday, April 18, 2022
We are looking for female volunteers (18 - 35 years old) to participate in the School of Health and Human Performance Scholars (SHHPS) research study examining mental toughness in females. This study requires ONE testing session that should last about two hours. The testing includes: body composition assessment using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA), a cold pressor test, and two rounds of physical stimulus testing of the arm and leg. Please contact us if you are interested in...
Announcement    Thursday, January 20, 2022
All Georgia College undergraduate students, regardless of major, that are interested in applied research with sports, exercise, and/or nutrition are invited to join the SHHPS research group. Current research project: Pain Tolerance and Threshold in Performance and Competitive Athletes. THURSDAYS 11 - 12 Exercise Science Laboratory (HSB 340) Contact Dr. Kelly Massey for more information kelly.massey@gcsu.edu
Announcement    Wednesday, January 19, 2022
All Georgia College undergraduate students, regardless of major, that are interested in applied research with sports, exercise, and/or nutrition are invited to join the SHHPS research group. Current research project: Pain Tolerance and Threshold in Performance and Competitive Athletes. THURSDAYS 11 - 12 Exercise Science Laboratory (HSB 340) Contact Dr. Kelly Massey for more information kelly.massey@gcsu.edu
Event    Saturday, January 15, 2022
The Department of Music presents The Annual Georgia College Community Drumming Group Facilitator Training. This 4-hour event provides hands on skills for leading and developing community drumming events. Meet facilitators of the GC Community Drumming Group. Learn community drumming facilitation techniques and group leadership skills. Discover how to develop steward ship and outreach programs through interactive percussion-based events. Please contact Christopher Karow via email or...
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Announcement    Thursday, September 16, 2021
The location has been changed for the COVID-19 testing clinic today for students, staff and faculty from 9 a.m. – noon and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. It has been moved to 211 Health Sciences Building. All COVID-19 testing is free. Student Health Services is also conducting their weekly walk-in COVID vaccination clinic today on West Campus from 9 a.m. – Noon and 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.  No appointment is necessary.  
Announcement    Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Join the GC Community Drumming Group for indoor and outdoor circle-style drumming for wellness, relaxation and de-stressing.  If you are interested in meeting new people and learning about drums and drumming, come find your own rhythm this Wednesday at 6:30 pm or Friday at 2 pm. The sessions are free and open to everyone. All drums are provided for use during each event.  Regular sessions meet in the Health Sciences Building, room 103 in the lower level.  The community drumming group...
Announcement    Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Welcome back to a new semester! We hope everyone is happy and healthy, and ready to get back to drumming!  The Community Drumming Group will resume sessions starting January 27th at 6:30-7:15pm.  The Community Drumming Group will be reinstating the Wednesday sessions at 6:30 in addition to the regular Friday sessions at 2:00pm. Sessions will be held in the Health Sciences Building, Rm. 103, unless weather permits the group move outside to the Porter Tent. We will also be continuing...
Announcement    Friday, October 16, 2020
We are looking for female volunteers (18 - 35 years old) to participate in a two week study. Each testing session will be around one hour and you will be asked to exercise on a treadmill and a cycle ergometer.  Required:  **Must be COVID-19 negative and have no recent exposure to participate** -fasting a minimum of eight hours prior to each testing session -no significant health issues that would preclude exercise Benefits include: Blood Lipid and Fasting Glucose results / Body Composition...
Announcement    Wednesday, October 7, 2020
The purpose of this study is to understand how wearing a mask during exercise affects your performance. You will be asked to complete a medical and health history questionnaire before you begin. Please email any of the student investigators on the flyer to get started.  Using a virtual meeting space, the investigator will lead you through the study activities:  -sit for 5 minutes while answering a few study questions -remain seated to record your Heart Rate -put on mask while answering...
Announcement    Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Students interested in pursuing the Global Health Studies minor can satisfy nearly all requirements in just one semester in Costa Rica. Best part? It may cost even less than a semester in Milledgeville. Find out more today, Tuesday, Jan. 14 at info sessions held at Noon or 4 p.m. in Health Sciences 211.  Food will be provided. No time for a 30 minute info session? Join us for walk-in hours from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. in Health Science 213.