San Francisco State University

San Francisco State University, (SFSU) is a public state university established in 1899 and one of 23 campuses of the California State University System. In California, the University of California System and the California State University System are separate and distinct entitites. SFSU has more about 30,000 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, professional degree and certificate programs. SFSU is noted for its biomedical research, astronomy, geophysics, plant biology and its international outreach for students around the globe to apply and attend SFSU graduate programs.

Address
1600 Holloway Avenue . San Francisco , CA 94132
Website
http://www.sfsu.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Francisco_State_University

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Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Study of female weightlifters crushes stereotype

In the first-ever study of its kind, San Francisco State University and California State University, Fullerton researchers found that elite women weightlifters have the same amount—and in some cases more—of the muscle ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: Computers can be a real pain in the neck

It's a posture so common we almost don't notice it anymore: someone sitting at a computer jutting his or her head forward to look more closely at the screen. But this seemingly harmless position compresses the neck and can ...

Health

Conversion 'therapy' begins at home

A study from the Family Acceptance Project (FAP) has found that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) young people who experience sexual orientation change efforts during adolescence report attempts to change their ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Math + good posture = better scores

If you've ever felt like a deer in the headlights before taking a math test or speaking before a large group of people, you could benefit from a simple change in posture. As part of a new study by researchers at San Francisco ...

Health

Study compares athlete and truck driver, identical twins

When it comes to being fit, are genes or lifestyle—nature or nurture—more important? Researchers at San Francisco State University, CSU Fullerton and Cal Poly, Pomona removed the nature part of the equation by studying ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers explore how information enters our brains

Think you're totally in control of your thoughts? Maybe not as much as you think, according to a new San Francisco State University study that examines how thoughts that lead to actions enter our consciousness.

Health

Healthier hearts equal healthier guts

It turns out that exercise can do more than slim down your waistline and boost heart health. It might also make what's inside your gut healthier, according to a new study by San Francisco State University.

Pediatrics

Neighborhoods can help buffer impacts from childhood poverty

In one of the first studies to examine the effect of both socioeconomic status and neighborhoods on children's health, researchers at San Francisco State University and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) found ...

Medical research

Breakthrough for kinesiologists studying metabolic protein

San Francisco State University researchers have discovered a new method for testing levels of a tiny but hugely important protein—"AMPK"—in human muscle cells. "AMPK is the gas gauge that tells each cell in your body ...

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