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Wendy Bjerke

Contributing Faculty
Wendy Bjerke

College of Health Sciences

School of Health Sciences

Degree ProgramB.S. Public Health

Wendy Bjerke teaches, serves, and researches in the fields of Public Health and Exercise Science. Her research interests include chronic disease prevention and health and fitness promotion. She serves in her community in public health and integrative medicine.

Courses Taught

HLTH 4300 - Personal Health and Wellness

Education

PhD, Walden University

Public Service

Healthy for Life Project, Committee Member - Norwalk, United States

Norwalk Community College Curriculum Advisory Board, Committee Member - N, CT United States

Publications

Joseph S. Feuerstein, Leyna T. Bautista, Wendy S. Bjerke (2012). A Dietary Approach for Treating Dyslipidemia and Hyperglycemia Current Nutrition & Food Science

Bjerke, W. S., Steinman, S., Cotto, V. (2014). Cardiac rehabilitation programmes for low-risk patients and leisure athletes: A potential paradox International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation

Bjerke, W. S., Argondezzi, T., Latham, K., Callahan, T. (2017). Community Health and Fitness Programs for Children Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise

Armstrong, S. N., Burcin, M. M., Bjerke, W. S., Early, J. (2015). Depression in student athletes: a particularly at-risk group? A systematic review of the literature Athletic Insight

Maltz, A., Bjerke, W. S., Belanger, M., Franzen, K., Brodsky, M., Sierpina, V. S., Kreitzer, M. J. (2013). Evaluation and Treatment of Breast Pain: An Integrative Medicine Learning Activity EXPLORE

Bjerke, W. S. (2017). Infection Prevention Strategies in Cardiac Rehabilitation [1]—A Behavioral Intervention for Patients [2] Health

Feuerstein, J. S., Bjerke, W. S. (2012). Powdered Red Yeast Rice and Plant Stanols and Sterols to Lower Cholesterol Journal of Dietary Supplements

Feuerstein, J., Takayasu, K., Maltz, A., Bjerke, W. S., Hu, H., Nixon, I., McQuiston, C. (2015). Teaching a Lifestyle Intervention for Reversing Impaired Fasting Glucose, Hyperlipidemia and Obesity/Overweight to a Cohort of Local Physicians Current Nutrition & Food Science

Presentations

Bjerke, W. (2012). A Comparison of Health and Fitness Courses in Higher Education Programs

Bjerke, W. (2012). Approaches to Rehabilitation of the Elite Athlete

Bjerke, W. (2012). Effects of a Conceptually and Activities Based Course on Health and Fitness Variables in College Students

Bjerke, W. (2017). Outcomes of the Fit Kids Program in CT

Bjerke, W. S. (2018). Plant Stanols and Sterols to Lower Cholesterol

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