She and her colleagues examined step data from 3,388 participants in the study.
The Department of Kinesiology and Institute for Applied Life Sciences are jointly searching to fill a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position. Requirements include using translational approaches to investigate how physical activity and sedentary behavior are related to the risk for metabolic disorders, as well as the development and impact of innovative therapeutic interventions on metabolic health and disease.
Sirard says a major problem is people don’t move in daily life as they do in a lab, where most physical activity trackers are tested.
The event brings alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends from all departments together to celebrate the SPHHS community.
The Department of Kinesiology has released the full schedule for its weekly Fall 2016 Kinesiology-Center for Personalized Health Monitoring Graduate Seminar Series. The weekly seminar typically meets on Mondays from 1:25-2:15 pm in Life Sciences Laboratory, Room S340, throughout the semester, and features a variety of experts in the field of kinesiology locally and beyond.
"I think everyone should wear one. They build awareness and help people understand their behavior," she said.
The organization is focused on creating connections among biomechanists across different disciplines.
Alex Pimentel spoke about how his mother's experience fighting cancer influenced his work as an undergraduate.
The SPHHS has announced the retirements of Jane Baran, Joseph Hamill, Edward Stanek, and Linda Downs-Bembury and thanks them for their years of dedicated, exemplary service.
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