Professor of Health Education Erik Peper presented two invited papers at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, March 19-22 in Savannah, Ga: "The Cause of Pain Might Not Be the Same as the Location of the Pain: How to Use SEMG and Somatic Pandiculations to Relax Muscles and Reduce Chronic Shoulder Pain and Headaches" and "Integrating Stress Management and Self-Healing Strategies within the College Curriculum. Strategies and Lessons Learned from Teaching More than 8,000 Undergraduate Students."
Peper, with Associate Professor of Health Education Richard Harvey and three undergraduate students, also presented the posters:
- "Increase Productivity, Decrease Procrastination and Increase Energy," Peper, E., Harvey, R., and Lin, I-M.
- "Biofeedback Apps for Clinical and Personal Use," Mitose, J., Harvey, R., Peper, E., Rogers, E., and Liu, S.
- "Smartphone and Tablet Use Survey," Lin, E., Lau, S., Mitose, J., Rogers, E., Williams, T., Harvey, R., & Peper, E.
- "Plantar Fasciitis and Biofeedback Training," Williams, T., Harvey, R., and Peper, E.
Recreation, Parks & Tourism
Professor Emeritus of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Ginny Jaquith received the 2013 People Who Care Award from the Pacificans Care Board of Directors. The award celebrates individuals, groups or businesses who have significantly contributed to the well-being of the Pacifica community and who exemplify Pacifica as a community that cares.
Technical & Professional Writing
Associate Professor and Director of Technical & Professional Writing Neil Lindeman won the 2014 CCCC Technical and Scientific Communication Award in the category of Best Article Reporting Historical Research or Textual Studies in Technical and Scientific Communication for his article, "Subjectivized Knowledge and Grassroots Advocacy: An Analysis of an Environmental Controversy in Northern California." It appeared in volume 27, issue 1 of the Journal of Business and Technical Communication. The award was presented to him March 21 at the Awards Session of the 2014 CCCC Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.