Lori Bruns

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Lori Bruns
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Instructor of Health and Physical Education

School of Education
School of Education
Health and Physical Education
Human Performance and Fitness
Physical Education
Sport Marketing and Administration
Sport Performance and Leadership (Masters)
Educational Studies (MSEd)
Ms. Lori Bruns
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
M.S., North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D.
B.S., Dakota State University, Madison, S.D.
Ms. Lori Bruns joined NSU's faculty in 2012. She received a Master of Science degree in health, nutrition, and exercise science with a concentration in exercise science in 2009 from North Dakota State University, Fargo, N.D., for which her thesis was "An Examination of the Changes in Flexibility and Core Strength after a Five-Week Pilates Class." She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science from Dakota State University, Madison, S.D.In other activities at NSU, Ms. Bruns is advisor of PAWS Club (Physical Activity for Wellness Students) and cheer coach.
Research Interests
Physical Activity and Fitness in Youth
Physiology of Strength and Endurance Training in Women
Increasing Physical Activity in the General Public
Dietary Habits of College Freshmen
Motor Learning in Sport
Froemke C., McNichols L., Beutler A., Bruns L., Tande D. (2010). Caffeinated Energy Drinks: Potential Benefits and Health Risks. SCAN'S Pulse, 29: 1-5.
Christensen, B., Bruns, L., & Stastny, S. (2012). Improved flexibility and core strength in four different levels of acute Pilates. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44 (suppl 5), S708. (Abstract)