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Van Emmerik named as fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology

Richard van EmmerikRichard E.A. van Emmerik, Professor of Kinesiology, was inducted into the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK) at the annual meeting, September 14-17, 2011, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. van Emmerik joins Professors Clarkson, Hamill, Kamen, Kent-Braun and Freedson as UMass Amherst members of the academy.

The primary purpose of the NAK is to encourage and promote the study and educational applications of the art and science of human movement and physical activity. The NAK has 165 members who have been elected by their peers, recognizing individuals who have made significant scholarly contributions to the study of and/or application of the art and science of human movement and physical activity.


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