July 18, 2019

Researchers in the department of kinesiology are seeking participants for a study on biomechanical movement of women. They are seeking women without children and women with children under five years old.

UMass Amherst Kinesiology doctoral student Rob Marcotte
July 15, 2019

Rob Marcotte, a doctoral student in the Department of Kinesiology, received the “Best Student Oral Presentation” award at the 2019 International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement (ICAMPAM), held June 26-28, 2019 in Maastricht, The Netherlands.

UMass Amherst Associate Professor of Kinesiology Katherine Boyer
June 21, 2019

Associate Professor of Kinesiology Katherine Boyer has been elected to the Executive Council of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB). She will begin her two-year term at the ISB's 27th Congress being held in Calgary, Canada from July 31-August 4, 2019.

UMass Amherst Professor Emeritus of Kinesiology Joseph Hamill
May 29, 2019

Professor emeritus of Kinesiology Joseph Hamill was recently interviewed by Gear Patrol for an article about running shoes.

May 28, 2019

Eliza Frechette (Kinesiology) and Chi Hyun Lee (Biostatistics and Epidemiology) are among eight UMass Amherst faculty selected to receive Mutual Mentoring Micro-Grants by the Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development.

May 24, 2019

The Center for Community Health Equity Research in the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences held a free community forum in celebration of Public Health Month on April 30 at the UMass Center in Springfield. Co-sponsored by the City of Springfield’s Department of Health and Human Services, the event featured presentations about public health and human development research projects being conducted in Springfield.

May 23, 2019

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences held its Senior Recognition Ceremony on Friday, May 10, 2019 in the Mullins Center on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. The SPHHS ceremony recognized its undergraduate Class of 2019, which this year welcomed nearly 700 graduating seniors into its ranks.

May 23, 2019

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences honored a group of nearly two dozen undergraduate and graduate students during the 2019 SPHHS Awards Celebration. Student award recipients were recognized for outstanding achievements in the classroom, in research, and through service to the community.

UMass Amherst Kinesiology student Patrycja Bugajska
May 22, 2019

The University of Massachusetts Amherst recognized Kinesiology major Patrycja Bugajska as one of its 21st Century Leaders during the university’s undergraduate commencement held on May 10, 2019. The university honors a group of graduating seniors each year for their exemplary achievement, initiative and leadership.

May 22, 2019

Researchers in the Department of Kinesiology are conducting a study on how different shoes change how you move.