- Get HEELED 5K a great success!
- Findings from a research study at Get REAL & HEEL regarding heart rate coherence is featured in the October HeartMath newsletter.
Many thank you to2011 Get HEELED 5K race organizers Pink Pacers, O2 Fitness, and all our sponsors, race participants, and donors! This event raised $75,000 for Get REAL & HEEL. Read recent Chapel Hill News article.
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- Dr. Claudio Battaglini and Denise Spector, PhD, RN, receive UCRF grant to study home-based exercise program for African American women.
Battaglini and Spector were awarded a grant through the University Cancer Research Fund, as part of the 2011 Health-e-NC Pilot Projects. This pilot project will examine the impact of a home-based, motivational exercise program for African American Women. Click here to read the abstract.
- Get REAL & HEEL selected as a community partner of the Cardinal Track Club, and will receive a portion of funds raised from the Tour de Carrboro 2011 series.
- Study by Groff, Battaglini and colleagues finds that Heartmath techniques help breast cancer survivors enhance well being.
- Brazilian research team led by Dr. Battaglini, Co-director of Get REAL & HEEL, publishes paper in Journal of Psychosocial Oncology.
- Dr. Battaglini co-authors a paper with Dr. Lee Jones (lead author) and Dr. Jeff Peppercorn from Duke Medical Center, and Dr. Jessica Scott from NASA Johnson Space Center.
A study by researchers from Get REAL & HEEL suggests that breast cancer survivors using a biofeedback technique called Heartmath can enhance their overall sense of well-being, helping them get to a "new normal" after a cancer diagnosis.
- Battaglini, Groff, and Hackney study featured on Medical News Today
Scientists from Get REAL & HEEL recently published one of the first studies that tested the feasibility of administering an in-hospital exercise prescription to acute leukemia patients undergoing treatment. Read more about the study at Medical News Today.