School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences News and Events

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Sport Psychology Offers Athletes an Outlet

By Jim McCurdy MIAMI SHORES, Fla. – Barry University softball player Megan Copeland paused as she pondered the question. What is the state of a student-athlete's mind these days? “Probably confused,” Copeland said, chuckling. From the classroom to the practice field to meetings to competition to social life, college athletes...  read more

Are you interested in training people & helping them maintain a healthy lifestyle?

The Sport and Exercise Sciences department is offering a course for the Fall semester that helps prepare you to be a Personal Trainer. It will give you a basic understanding of physiological changes occurring during exercise training and will prepare you to attempt Personal Training certification exams. Principles of Personal Training provides an...  read more

Fall 2014 ISR Sport and Recreation Classes Available

Instructional Activities in Sport and Recreation (ISR) offers a variety of Sport, Fitness, and Recreation Classes that will help you meet your fitness goals during the fall semester. The following are some of the classes that will be available: 2 CREDIT CLASSES AVAILABLE (8/25/14-12/06/14) ISR 103 01 Boot Camp (MWF, 2-250pm) ISR 162 01/262 01...  read more

Barry alumnus named Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce HYPE Award winner

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (GMCC) recently recognized the successes of Miami-area young professionals at its annual HYPE Awards presentation. Barry University alumnus and Alumni Board of Directors member Alex Hannett was among the winners earning the HPYE Rookie of the Year award. Hannett is the manager of corporate strategy and...  read more

Buccaneers team with Make-A-Wish® to grant Gustavo's dream

On Saturday, Feb. 22, Barry University was able to help grant the wish of a Miami-area child battling a life-threatening medical condition in a special Make-A-Wish® reveal event its homecoming basketball games. Barry's efforts raising funds will send Gustavo, a local wish kid, on his wish to visit one of Silicon Valley's leading technological...  read more

Sport management graduate interviewed by Sports Agent Blog

Former Barry University sport management student Juan Lopez, MSM '08, was recently interviewed by the popular website Sports Agent Blog (SAB). Lopez, who owns his own sports agency, described his profession and how his experience in Barry's sport management master's program gave him the knowledge he needs to succeed as a sports agent. Click here...  read more

Barry University congratulates alumna, Amy Diaz, on winning The Amazing Race

Barry University [Miami, Fla.] had plenty of reason to be proud on Monday morning, December 9, after discovering that one of its alumnae, Amy Diaz, was the winner of the 23rd season of The Amazing Race. Diaz received her Bacheler of Art in broadcast journalism with a minor in psychology from Barry in 2004. She later earned an MBA from Barry in...  read more

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