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University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology
January 25, 2017

The Department of Kinesiology has released the full schedule for its weekly Spring 2017 Graduate Seminar Series. The weekly seminar typically meets on Mondays from 1:25-2:15 pm in Totman 153 throughout the semester, and features a variety of experts in the field of kinesiology locally and beyond.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Professor of Kinesiology Richard Van Emmerik
January 23, 2017

He hopes to help the million people worldwide affected by Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (MS) with a two-year, $833,887, grant from the Department of Defense.

University of Massachusetts Kinesiology faculty Patty Freedson
January 19, 2017

Freedson earned a national reputation as a top researcher in the field of physical activity, its measurement, and its relationship to health. She dedicated her career to the university, her students, and the pursuit of knowledge.

University of Massachusetts Kinesiology faculty Patty Freedson
November 18, 2016

Freedson got her letter jacket retroactively. She obtained her letter at a time when the University did not award jackets to female athletes.

University of Massachusetts Kinesiology major Gregory Petrucci '17
November 17, 2016

The Rising Researcher program celebrates undergraduate students who excel in research, scholarship, or creative activity.

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology
October 28, 2016

The event will be held on Sunday, November 20th, from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm in the Campus Center, and will offer lectures, workshops, and panel discussions on a variety of exercise-and health-related topics for older adults.

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology
October 27, 2016

Graduate student award recipients include Kate Hayes, Jocelyn Hafer, Cori Serviente, Brittany Masteller, and Erica Casto.

The University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences is a co-organizer of the Western Massachusetts Health Summit in 2016
October 25, 2016

The event will be held November 18, 2016 in the UMass Campus Center.

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology Professor and Chair Catrine Tudor-Locke
October 18, 2016

She and her colleagues examined step data from 3,388 participants in the study.

University of Massachusetts Department of Kinesiology
October 13, 2016

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.

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