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BBC News quotes Kane on gender pay gap

Monday, October 23, 2017: As part of their “100 Women Challenge” series, the BBC News quotes  School of Kinesiology professor and Tucker Center co-director Mary Jo Kane,  Ph.D., in a recent online piece, “100 Women: Is the gender pay gap in sport really closing?“ [Read Full Story]

Kihl co-organizer of Twin Cities sports panel discussion

Monday, October 23, 2017: Together with Gopher Athletics and the Minnesota Twins, Lisa A. Kihl, Ph.D., associate professor of sport management in the School of Kinesiology, organizes a panel discussion titled “Challenges and Future Landscape of the Twin Cities Sports Industry.” The discussion will address opportunities and limits of the Twin Cities’ vibrant sport industry in a relatively small … Continue reading Kihl co-organizer of Twin Cities sports panel discussion [Read Full Story]

Ji spends productive sabbatical month at University of Valencia, Spain

Friday, October 20, 2017: Li Li Ji, Ph.D., professor and director of the LPHES in the School of Kinesiology, has finished a one-month visit to the University of Valencia, Spain, as part of his planned sabbatical activity. During his stay, he met with the University’s Faculty of Medicine led by Dr. Josè Viña, and with Dr. Carmen Gomez, a … Continue reading Ji spends productive sabbatical month at University of Valencia, Spain [Read Full Story]

LaVoi presents at 2017 Japanese Women Coaches Academy meeting

Friday, October 20, 2017: Nicole LaVoi, Ph.D., senior lecturer and co-director of the Tucker Center in the School of Kinesiology, gave a presentation at the third annual Japanese Women Coaches Academy meeting held in Karuizawa, Japan, during the first week in September. LaVoi attended the meeting along with representatives from the U.K., Australia, and the top women in sport … Continue reading LaVoi presents at 2017 Japanese Women Coaches Academy meeting [Read Full Story]

Lewis quoted in article on yoga and preventing weight gain in the Minnesota Daily

Thursday, October 19, 2017: An article in the October 18 online issue of the Minnesota Daily features a study showing a relationship between the effect of practicing yoga and preventing weight gain. Researchers studied young adults who were overweight five years before the study, and found that those who engaged in yoga had a slight weight loss over time, while … Continue reading Lewis quoted in article on yoga and preventing weight gain in the Minnesota Daily [Read Full Story]

Kane in Title IX feature in Illinois State VidetteOnline magazine

Wednesday, October 18, 2017: Mary Jo Kane,  Ph.D., professor in the School of Kinesiology and co-director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, is featured in the Illinois State University VidetteOnline magazine in an article entitled, “Professor returns to Blo-No to discuss Title IX.” Kane, an internationally recognized scholar on Title IX, talks about … Continue reading Kane in Title IX feature in Illinois State VidetteOnline magazine [Read Full Story]

Inoue quoted in The Japan Times on college sports

Tuesday, October 17, 2017:  Yuhei Inoue, Ph.D., assistant professor of sport management in the School of Kinesiology, is quoted in an article in The Japan Times, Japan’s largest English-language newspaper. Inoue helped to organize former U of M athletic director Joel Maturi’s visit to Japan, where Maturi talked about the pros and cons of collegiate athletics in the United States. In the … Continue reading Inoue quoted in The Japan Times on college sports [Read Full Story]

Kinesiology graduate students  Kronzer, Wood, and White to present at AASP Conference

Monday, October 16, 2017: Current School of Kinesiology and Sports Medicine Psychology Laboratory graduate students Joey Kronzer (M.S.), Kristin Wood (Ph.D.), and Andrew White (Ph.D.) will be presenting their research at the upcoming Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) annual conference in Orlando, Fl, on October 18th–21st. Kronzer will be giving a 15-minute talk titled “Using E-Prime 2.0 to Develop … Continue reading Kinesiology graduate students  Kronzer, Wood, and White to present at AASP Conference [Read Full Story]

Dengel co-investigator on newly funded grant

Monday, October 16, 2017: Donald R. Dengel, Ph.D., professor in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Laboratory of Integrative Human Physiology, is a co-investigator on a grant funded by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The 3-year grant titled “Hypoglycemia After Exercise In Type 1 Diabetes: Intranasal Naloxone As A Novel Therapy To Preserve Hypoglycemia Counterregulation” will examine … Continue reading Dengel co-investigator on newly funded grant [Read Full Story]

Gao publishes book chapter in Traditional Chinese physical activities

Monday, October 16, 2017: Zan Gao, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Physical Activity Epidemiology Laboratory (PAEL), recently published one book chapter as the co-author in Learning for a lifetime: Effective secondary physical education programs edited by Cothran and Keating. Citation: Lu, C., & Gao, Z. (2017). Traditional Chinese physical activities. In Cothran, D.J. & Keating, … Continue reading Gao publishes book chapter in Traditional Chinese physical activities [Read Full Story]

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