Erik Ortega Marquez

Major: Kinesiology and Health
Minor/option/emphasis: Exercise Science
Company/Organization: Iowa State University Human Epidemiology Lab: CardioRACE
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Destination: Ames, Iowa
Timeframe: Summer
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During my time at the CardioRACE Lab, I was in charge of supervising various exercise intervention times, conducting VO2Max treadmill tests, Max Strength and Aerobic tests for various participants, collecting data based off of some of these findings and inputting data into our research folders online.


My greatest accomplishment during my time this past semester has been actually using what was taught to me and being able to help others in a gym setting.

What advice would you give?

My advice would be to apply to an internship somewhere you would least expect to work and you might just really enjoy it and want to stay in the field for just a little longer :).

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