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University of Massachusetts Amherst Kinesiology faculty Brian Umberger
April 19, 2017

He is part of a team working on a project titled “Creation of a 3D motion freezer to understand human and animal locomotion.”

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology Professor and Chair Catrine Tudor-Locke
April 19, 2017

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.”

April 18, 2017

Throughout the day, 7th and 8th grade students cycled through six stations focused on different aspects of kinesiology.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Kinesiology student Julianna Averill
April 12, 2017

Kinesiology doctoral student Julianna Averill will examine effects of Tai Chi on physical and psychological balance for people with MS.

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology
April 6, 2017

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.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
April 5, 2017

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.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor of Kinesiology Richard Van Emmerik
April 5, 2017

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.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
April 1, 2017

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.

University of Massachusetts Kinesiology doctoral candidate Albert Mendoza
March 21, 2017

Albert Mendoza, a doctoral candidate in Kinesiology, was recently awarded a Summer Dissertation Research Fellowship from the Graduate School.

March 21, 2017

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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