The AKA is made up of kinesiology departments in higher education institutions across the U.S., and its mission is to promote and enhance kinesiology as a field of study.
The SPHHS ceremony recognized its undergraduate Class of 2017.
The award is given annually to honor individual faculty members for their teaching accomplishments.
Researchers will measure walking steps during treadmill exercise and during activities performed in daily life.
The award, which is given by the UMass Amherst Libraries, pays the fees for submitting an article to an open access journal.
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.”
He is part of a team working on a project titled “Creation of a 3D motion freezer to understand human and animal locomotion.”
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.
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