He is part of a team working on a project titled “Creation of a 3D motion freezer to understand human and animal locomotion.”
She says “you get the biggest bang for your buck at the low end, or just getting off your couch and getting a few thousand when you used to get close to none.”
Throughout the day, 7th and 8th grade students cycled through six stations focused on different aspects of kinesiology.
Kinesiology doctoral student Julianna Averill will examine effects of Tai Chi on physical and psychological balance for people with MS.
The profile piece appears in the Spring 2017 issue of UMass Magazine, and features interviews with Professor Emerita Patty Freedson, PhD candidate Albert Mendoza, Assistant Professor Katie Becofsky, and Department Chair and Professor Catrine Tudor-Locke.
The poster winners are Alexandra Olmsted (1st place), Aurora Foster (2nd place), and Sridurgadevi Kolla (3rd place). Lindsey Russo was named the Delta Omega abstract winner.
Van Emmerik is one of three UMass Amherst faculty named as a 2017-2018 Conti Fellow by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement.
Ten SPHHS students representing all 4 undergraduate majors received Alumni Association Awards this spring. Awards were distributed based on outstanding academic achievements, leadership, and community service.
Albert Mendoza, a doctoral candidate in Kinesiology, was recently awarded a Summer Dissertation Research Fellowship from the Graduate School.
Kinesiology lecturer Judi LaBranche integrates LIFT, a fitness app developed by UMass Amherst alum Chris Blyth '96, into her Fitness Management and Exercise Testing and Programming courses.
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