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Students who stay active perform better in school, according to research. 

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Duke Recreation and Physical Education earned a Green Event Certification for its annual holiday staff party.

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Students in the Department of Health, Wellness and Physical Education’s PHYSEDU 225 Sports Leadership Class had the valuable opportunity this semester not only to develop their own leadership skills, but to work with administrators from the Duke Athletics Department and seek mentorship under their guidance. The course focuses on self-leadership discovery and development for the individual so they may apply the concepts learned to their current endeavors and future career and personal choices.  

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Students enrolled in Duke Recreation and Physical Education’s Sports Leadership Class (PHYSEDU 225) had the distinct honor of a visit from Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Commissioner John Swofford to speak to the class on March 22. The class, taught by Scott Yakola, Chair of the Health, Wellness, & Physical Education Department, examines the principles and practices of leadership with an emphasis on their application to sports as applied to the individual and in leading a team and /or organization.

 

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Re-enacting the great naval engagements of our time, Duke students armed with pails took to canoes in Taishoff Pool Saturday for a real-life competition of "Battleship."

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“Masters Swim” program offers coached sessions during lunchtime.

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