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"3 Wins" for Students, Participants and Communities

A CSU Northridge program expands to include more campuses, helping more California communities get fit and healthy.

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CSUN Professor Invited to the White House

California State University, Northridge kinesiologyprofessor Steven Loy is heading to the White House.

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At Five Years, CSUN’s 3 Wins Fitness Makes its Mark on Locals’ Health – and Now Focuses Across the State

Mary-Anne Saffon-King was involved in a car accident in 2013. The crash left her in a coma for two days and then, when she awoke, seriously limited her mobility on the right side of her body. Three years later she is exercising, dancing and smiling at the San Fernando Recreation Park three mornings a week – without any physical sign of the injuries from her accident.

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Estudiantes de California ayudan a hispanos a estar sanos y en forma

Diabetes y presión arterial alta. Los participantes del programa de ejercicio gratuito ofrecido en parques en el Valle de San Fernando, en el sur de Los Ángeles, San Francisco y el condado de Stanislaus son en su mayoría latinos y sufren de estas y otras enfermedades crónicas.

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"Cultivando Salud" Primer Volumen

Cultivando salud es el primer libro digital bilingüe creado en conjunto por estudiantes de periodismo y estudiantes de diseño gráfico de la Universidad del Estado de California en Northridge (CSUN).

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Push-ups In The Park: Cal State Students Lead Outdoor Exercise In Low-Income Areas

It’s early on a Wednesday morning and this city’s Recreation Park is bustling with dozens of people doing sprints, leg lifts and squats as enthusiastic students from California State University, Northridge cheer them on.

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Free outdoor exercise classes get diabetics doing squats

It’s early on a Wednesday morning and San Fernando's Recreation Park is bustling with dozens of people doing sprints, leg lifts and squats as enthusiastic students from California State University, Northridge cheer them on.

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Estudiantes de California ayudan a hispanos a estar sanos y en forma

Es temprano un miércoles a la mañana y el Recreation Park de esta ciudad está lleno de docenas de personas haciendo carreras cortas, elevación de piernas y sentadillas, estimulados por los entusiastas estudiantes de la Universidad Estatal de California, en Northridge

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Journal Publications

3 WINS Fitness—Student-Delivered Free and Sustainable Exercise Programming in Public Parks: A Scalable Public Health Solution

Loy S. (2017). 3 WINS Fitness—Student-Delivered Free and Sustainable Exercise Programming in Public Parks: A Scalable Public Health Solution. Kinesiology Review, 6(4), 341-345.

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Effectiveness of a Free Exercise Program

Han B., Cohen D.A., Derose K.P., Marsh T., Williamson S., Loy S. (2015). Effectiveness of a free exercise program in a neighborhood park. Preventive Medicine Reports, 2: 255-8.

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Parks & 3 WINS Fitness Partnership

Campa E., Fackler J., Francisco C., Jasso J., Mayo N., Mendoza S., Loy S. (2016). Parks & 3 WINS Fitness Partnership. California Parks & Recreation, 72: 8-12

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3 WINS Fitness: Sustainable, Affordable, and Scalable Fitness Program for the Next Generation

Loy, S. (2019). 3 WINS Fitness: Sustainable, Affordable, and Scalable Fitness Program for the Next Generation. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 1–2. https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2019-0030

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