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How to Prepare for Graduate School: Tips for Nurses

Posted February 27, 2019 | By csponline

If you’ve made the big decision to go back to school or are currently considering doing so, I’m sure you weighed the pros and cons of this life commitment. For many, finances are of concern, while others wonder how they will ever find the time to fulfill the obligation in light of family, work, etc.… Read More

7 Benefits of Yoga for the Student Athlete

Posted October 16, 2018 | By csponline

This guest post was written by Lacey Doboszenski, who is an athlete, coach, and teacher in Minnesota. Follow Lacey on her blog or Instagram.  

My life has been spent mostly dedicated to movement. I competed gymnastics throughout grade school, high school, and college.… Read More

The Science of Exercise: Benefits of Physical Activity

Posted June 25, 2018 | By csponline

About one in six U.S. adults and children are obese, and by 2030, half of all adults in the United States will be obese, according to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (PCSFN). The science of weight loss reveals that exercise, along with nutrition and sleep, is vital for losing weight and overall well-being.… Read More

The Science of Weight Loss

Posted June 11, 2018 | By csponline

If you feel like your body is overweight and want to shed a few pounds, you’re not alone.

A 2016 poll from Gallup found that 53 percent of Americans would like to lose weight, according to polling between 2010-2016. But losing weight isn’t easy, especially as we get older.… Read More

The Science of Nutrition and Your Health

Posted June 11, 2018 | By csponline

Nutrition has an obvious and considerable impact on your health.

One of the most common applications of nutrition is found in the science of weight loss. More than half of Americans surveyed would like to lose weight. Nutrition, along with healthy sleep and exercise habits, is a primary component of achieving such a goal.… Read More

The Science of Sleep: Applying It to Your Health

Posted June 6, 2018 | By csponline

Sleep is a vital component of one’s health. However, a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 35 percent of American adults are not getting enough sleep each night.

How much sleep do people really need?… Read More

4 Common Sports Injuries

Posted June 4, 2018 | By csponline

A great deal of research on sports- and recreation-related injuries is concentrated on specific populations, activities and types of injuries, according to a 2016 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) report. However, there are some figures available that give a picture of how common sports injuries are.… Read More

What Is Forensic Nursing?

Posted January 16, 2018 | By Tricia Hussung

For victims of violence and abuse, receiving treatment from a trained medical professional is vital during times of trauma. Forensic nurses are a critical resource at the intersection of health care and the criminal justice system. According to the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), forensic nurses “collect evidence and give testimony that can be used in a court of law to apprehend or prosecute perpetrators who commit violent and abusive acts.”

Of course, forensic nurses provide high-quality care to their patients, but they also work closely with police or lawyers to ensure justice is served.… Read More

The Best Jobs for Introverts

Posted January 5, 2018 | By Tricia Hussung

Did you know that 16 percent to 50 percent of the population consists of introverts? According to Psychology Today, these individuals gain energy from alone time rather than social interaction. They may get overwhelmed in large group situations and prefer to complete one task at a time, observing situations before getting involved.… Read More

Do I Have What It Takes to Be a Nurse?

Posted October 4, 2017 | By Tricia Hussung

Nursing is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling careers out there for those who are interested in pursuing work in the health care field. Nurses have the training and unique skill sets to be able to deliver high-quality care to a wide variety of patients, while making a direct difference in their clinical outcomes.… Read More

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