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March 8, 2013
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab

SRU offers ping-pong exercise clinic

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Table tennis can provide a good form of exercise and SRU's department of physical education department is offering two Table Tennis Clinics open to faculty and staff as a way of helping them boost their physical activity.

The sessions will be 12:30 p.m., March 28 and April 2, on the main floor of Morrow Field House.

The program will include a brief introduction to the sport, followed by a lecture on the health benefits of table tennis, including a question and answer session.

Those involved in the sport report the game improves physical health, intellectual health and social and emotional health.

The clinic will include an instruction session explaining the game and a chance for play or collaborative practice.

Those with questions should contact Istvan Kovacs, assistant professor of physical education at 724.738.4934.

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