There are no clear cut rules about whether or not you can drink alcohol while working out to prepare for a big race or an endurance event. But alcohol may affect not only your hydration, but also blood circulation to your muscles, and even your sleep quality. Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, … [Read more...] about Can you drink alcohol while training for a big race?
Intermittent fasting (IF) continues to grow in popularity. It restricts eating to certain hours of the day or certain days of the week. What are the benefits and risks of IF for women compared to men? Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, explains some of them to Livestrong. … [Read more...] about What women should know about doing intermittent fasting
In our changing world, how can teachers be confident they are still teaching and reaching their students? Dr. Stefanie Livers, assistant professor of childhood education and family studies at Missouri State University, researches teacher preparation and professional development of those already in the field. Her goal: to improve access and equity for all students. Classrooms … [Read more...] about Preparing teachers for the new classroom
Not seeing eye to eye with someone? Need to find a solution without going to the courts? Dr. Stan Leasure, business law professor at Missouri State University, says alternative dispute methods might be your best bet. “If you’re going to build me a house, we might realize that house-building is something that involves a lot of money and it’s complicated,” Leasure said. “You … [Read more...] about Power of arbitration
Spreading across roughly 40,000-45,000 square miles, the Ozarks covers much of the southern half of Missouri and a large part of northern Arkansas. It also extends into northeast Oklahoma and southeast Kansas. There are many stereotypes about the Ozarks and Ozarkers. They range from frontiersmen to hillbillies and moonshiners. With his research on Ozarks history, Dr. Brooks … [Read more...] about How was life in the Ozarks during the Civil War?