Exercise Prescription Blog

  • Student Applies ExRx Knowledge to Help Others
    In December 2021, Dave Dyer, a recent graduate of UConn’s Exercise Prescription (ExRx) Online Graduate Certificate, used what he learned in his classes to present on the “Influence of Exercise on Retired Adults.” Mr. Dyer presented his final project of the semester to over 100 seniors from Mystic and Stonington, CT. Throughout the presentation Dave […]
    Posted on January 25, 2022
  • P3-EX: Individualized Exercise Prescription
    Individualized treatment, prescribing exercise and creating targeted plans to optimize health on every scale, has been the main goal of my work for many years.  When it comes to diagnosing and treating specific conditions within patients, each individual factor needs to be considered when designing a plan for their health, which is not always a […]
    Posted on July 29, 2021
  • Faculty Introduction: Linda S. Pescatello
    As a Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut (UConn), Storrs and a current researcher in the field, I focus on the study of exercise prescription to optimize health benefits. Through in-depth research, assessment and collaboration with my colleagues, we have since developed what is known as the online graduate ExRxcertificate program.  Designed around […]
    Posted on March 24, 2021
  • UConn Expert on National Physical Activity Guidelines Team
    March 2, 2018 Issue of UConn Today Committee members volunteered for the task because of a belief in the impact this report will have on our country’s health as well as internationally for the next 10 years, says UConn's Linda Pescatello. uthoring an 800-page report that represents a systematic review of the scientific literature surrounding […]
    Posted on February 9, 2021