September-October 2019

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The 90 Percent

UConn

Busting at the seams is how to describe the University of Connecticut’s (UConn) old recreation center. At 29,000 square feet, it is dwarfed by the 191,000-square-foot center that has replaced…

Ask the Expert: Group X

University of South Florida St. Petersburg

The expert advice to answer your most pressing questions. This month, Casey Plastek, the assistant director at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, shares advice on Group X. What…

Becoming a Better Bulldog at Truman

Truman State University

At Truman State University, Janes Dreamweaver, the director of fitness and wellness for campus recreation, is going above and beyond to make wellness accessible in every way. One of the…

The Great Outdoors

The Evergreen State College

After 20 minutes in a natural setting, cortisol levels decrease significantly, as reported by the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. In fact, one of the goals of…

Aquatics Staffing: Personality vs. Skill

University of Maine

When safety is involved, hiring aquatics staff is not taken lightly. Beneath the surface, there is much more to the job than being certified. “When reviewing candidates for either of…

The X Factor: Outfitting Group X Studios

Group exercise allows people to surround themselves with others who have the same lifestyle goals as them. It’s easier to stay motivated, push yourself and, above all, have fun. However,…

Encouraging Outdoor Fitness on Campus

The ability to use strength and fitness equipment outside is an old concept that is gaining new traction with schools, hospitality, corporations and professional sports teams alike. Fitness equipment companies are building stronger…

The Final Exam: Six Questions With Mary

Mary O'Mahoney

The Final Exam is your chance to get advice and insights from experts in the industry. For the September/November issue, Campus Rec spoke with Mary O’Mahoney, the interim executive director of…