A Unique Study of Sea Legs—On Land

It can be hard to stand when the ground is moving under you, as when standing in a crowded bus or subway train. An especially powerful case occurs on sea voyages. Change in an environment produces different responses from humans, which is why walking on a boat at sea is a greater challenge than walking…

Student Perspective: Self Defense

I chose to take self defense the semester before studying abroad, with the hopes that it would make me more prepared to handle dangerous situations in a foreign country. I signed up for the two hour class every Friday, led by Physical Activity Program instructor Anita Bendickson, a black belt in karate who started teaching self…