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Marcel Spears

Major: Kinesiology and Health


Minor/option/emphasis: Exercise Science

Company/Organization: Bergstrom football complex
Company/Organization website: http://www.cyclones.com/index.aspx?path=football
Destination: ames/IA
Timeframe: summer

Advisor/Coordinator Email: dpower@iastate.edu

I was responsible for...
My responsibilities were to set up and breakdown weights for workouts for the players. The up keep of the weight room and field so the workouts went smooth. Help the players growth on and off the field. Projects such as programming workouts for other interns and research for field of work.

I accomplished...
My greatest accomplishment from the internship was learning how to program a workout properly. That was my main objective for the internship and they did a great job preparing me to reach my goals.

I learned...
The greatest lesson I learned from the experience is that in this field of work details are very important. One wrong move can get you in a lot of trouble and someone else injured.

Advice for others...
My advice would be to take the classes serious because they prepare you for the internships. You want to get the most out of the internship and it starts in the classroom.

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