News & Updates

Hwang publishes as first author
Friday, September 12th, 2014:
Geumchan Hwang, a doctoral candidate in the School of Kinesiology, recently had his work accepted for publication in the Journal of Interpretation Research. Geumchan’s article is titled, “Evaluation of thematic-based interpretation at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial: A study of Korean visitors.” [Read Full Story]

Star Tribune quotes LaVoi on Rice-Palmer domestic violence case
Friday, September 12th, 2014:
In a Star Tribune article, “Angry and disgusted at Rice affair, fans remain devoted to football,” Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, faculty in the School of Kinesiology and associate director of the Tucker Center, comments on the prominence of the domestic abuse case involving Janay Palmer and her husband, the NFL’s Ray Rice, and the impact of the case on […] [Read Full Story]

APAL grad student conducts research aboard R/V Blue Heron
Thursday, September 11th, 2014:
Justin Munafo, doctoral student in the Affordance Perception-Action Laboratory (APAL), conducted research on posture and vision aboard the R/V Blue Heron, on Lake Superior, August 12-14. The vessel, which houses extensive sub-bottom characterization and lake floor mapping equipment,  is operated by the University of Minnesota-Duluth’s Large Lake Observatory. [Read Full Story]

Barr-Anderson publishes in Obesity Reviews
Friday, September 5th, 2014:
Dr. Daheia Barr-Anderson, assistant professor in the School of Kinesiology, recently first-authored a review article titled, “Outside-of-school time prevention and treatment interventions in African American youth” in Obesity Reviews. The article is a part of a special issue on assessing the evidence related to achieving healthy weight in Black American communities. [Read Full Story]

Dengel interviewed regarding MDH new report on concussions in HS sports
Friday, September 5th, 2014:
Don Dengel, Ph.D., professor of kinesiology and director of the Laboratory of Integrative Human Physiology (LIHP),  was interviewed on WCCO-AM concerning the recent report by the Minnesota State Health Department on the over 3,000 concussions that occurred last year in high school athletes. Dengel is an active researcher on concussions and concussion prevention. Earlier this year, he […] [Read Full Story]

Two School of Kinesiology alumni featured in CEHD magazine
Thursday, September 4th, 2014:
Kelly Miller and Torey Alberda, two recent graduates of the School of Kinesiology, were featured along with five other alumni in CEHD’s Fall Issue of Connect Magazine.  Miller received her B.S. in sport management , while Alberda graduated with a B.S. in kinesiology. Each story reflects on the experiences the School of Kinesiology provided them as undergraduate students and […] [Read Full Story]

Li Li Ji featured in the CEHD magazine
Thursday, September 4th, 2014:
Li Li Ji, Ph.D., professor and director of the School of Kinesiology and Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene and Exercise Science (LPHES), was featured in the Fall Issue of CEHD’s Connect Magazine for his work as the lead researcher on a new study that revealed that oats may help fight inflammation in women between 50-80 years of […] [Read Full Story]

New York Times quotes Kane on “Women’s Coaching Journey”
Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014:
In an article on the increasing success of women coaches in the WNBA, “In the W.N.B.A., Women’s Coaching Journey Gets Easier,” the New York Times has quoted Mary Jo Kane, director of the Tucker Center and professor in the School of Kinesiology, on the role of Title IX impacting changes over the years. Kane comments on how Title IX modified the infrastructure allowing […] [Read Full Story]

Stoffregen, colleagues accepted for publication in pre-eminent basic experimental psychology journal
Thursday, August 28th, 2014:
“Just the sight of you: Postural effects of interpersonal visual contact at sea,” by Manuel Varlet, Thomas Stoffregen (director of the  Affordance Perception-Action Laboratory) , Fu-Chen Chen, Cristina Alcantara, Ludovic Marin, and Benoit G. Bardy, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance. Chen received his Ph.D. in kinesiology from […] [Read Full Story]

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