James Madison University

Spring Interval Training (SIT)

The Fall 2013 semester marked the beginning of a new study examining the effects of sprint interval training in overweight and obese women at the Morrison-Bruce Center.  This study will expand on recent research which indicates that sprint interval training may confer many of the same benefits as moderate-intensity training in significantly less time and may be more enjoyable.  We will be examining at several aspects, including physical fitness, health status (including blood pressure, lipid panel, and blood glucose), psychosocial variables (including perceived effort, physical activity enjoyment, and overall attitudes towards exercise), as well as how active participants remain after the end of the intervention.  This study is a collaboration between the MBC and the Departments of Kinesiology and Health Sciences.


  • Girls Golf
    Fall 2016 Dates:
  • - September 10th (Mulligan’s)
    - October 8th (Mulligan’s)
    - October 22nd (Mulligan's) - Rain Location – Godwin Hall, JMU
    - November 12th (Godwin)
    - December 3rd (Godwin)
  • All sessions will run from 9:00-12:00pm, unless otherwise noted.
    Open to all girls aged 7-17, and girls can register at any time!
  • Healthy Kids
    Fall 2016 Dates:
    Tuesdays, 6:15-7:30pm 
    September 13th to December 6th
    Godwin Hall, JMU
    * There will be no program on November 23rd due to JMU’s academic calendar
  • Barbells and Brunch
    Sunday, November 13th
  • Contact the Morrison Bruce Center at morrisonbrucecenter@jmu.edu with questions or to register for any of our programs!