Flying through the Air…

Carolyn Harper featured in a BU Today article about aerial dance:

Flying through the Air with the Greatest of Ease

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BU Today article about BU Triathlon

BU Today: Triathlon Team Thrives on Complex Competition

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Interview with BU Tri’s Nick Wendel in ‘The Patch’

Article in the online newspaper of Rye, NY about Nick Wendel: Westchester Triathlete to Watch

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Training habits and injury among NECTC athletes

Hello! My name is Natalie Tukan, and I am a senior at Boston University on the BU triathlon team. I am in BU’s inaugural class of the Kilachand Honors College and am completing my honors keystone project on correlations between training habits and injury in collegiate triathletes.

My keystone project is a two-stage, exploratory study of 28 collegiate triathletes in the Northeast Collegiate Triathlon Conference (NECTC) during the fall of 2013. For the quantitative stage, the voluntary participants are filling out weekly surveys about their training habits during the six-week NECTC race season and are completing a detailed injury survey after the conference championship on September 29th. The survey data will enable me to investigate connections between training practices and injury incidence during a period of training, racing, and recovery. The interview stage after the culmination of the race season is designed to provide narrative insights into the background and experience of collegiate triathletes.

All surveys and interviews will be completed during the fall of 2013, and I will be analyzing my data and preparing my final project write-up in the spring of 2014. Near the end of the semester, I will present my project at a Kilachand Honors College keystone conference.

A big thanks to XTERRA wetsuits for supporting my project by donating a wetsuit as a participant prize! I am compensating each participant with a box of Clif bars (interview subjects will receive an additional box), but one lucky participant will be randomly selected by XTERRA Wetsuits to win a wetsuit in addition to the bars.

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Article about Coach Vic’s win at the Triathlon by the Sea

Check out this article in Wicked Local about Vic winning the Triathlon by the Sea this past May

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MED Students Without Borders

Check out this video in the Bostonia about MED students working abroad. Features MED student an BU triathlete Owen Kendall.

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2,700 Miles for a More Active America

My Story article on usatriathlon.org about BU Tri Team athletes Nick Wendel and Carolyn Harper biking across the country to promote a healthy active lifestyle.

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BU Tri in Nextgen Journal

Article in Nextgen Journal featuring BU tri

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Bat Tracker

4/16/12:

Gordon Towne’s project on flight patterns of bats is featured on the BUniverse website.

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