Brock Media Clips for Friday, July 5

Here’s a look at some of the media attention Brock University received recently.

Men gain twice as much weight as women during freshman year, study finds: Brock research on first-year university student weight gain was featured on CNN, CBC, The Telegraph,Physician’s Weekly and numerous other media outlets. The study, which was led by Master of Kinesiology alumna Kayleigh Beaudry (BSc ’14, MSc ’17) and featured lead author adjunct Kinesiology Professor Andrea Josse, determined that both male and female students make poor dietary choices in their first year at university and that male students tend to gain twice as much weight.

Still feel tired after a good night’s sleep? You may have hypersomnia: Brock sleep research was referenced in a Global News article about hypersomnia, a neurological disorder that leads to consistent and extreme fatigue.

Wine Talk: A conversation between two living things: Brock alumna Roni Saslove (OEVC ’09) was featured in a Jerusalem Post article about her popular wine appreciation courses in Israel.

There’s no taste like home: A Saltscapes article about the advantages of local produce mentioned Brock research, which specifically highlighted the potential economic benefits that could come from purchasing locally grown produce on a weekly basis.

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