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LaVoi, Tucker Center report data cited in the Kansan

Wednesday, April 25, 2018: The University of Kansas’ Daily Kansan article, “Kansas athletes and coaches see importance in women leadership,” cites data available in the Tucker Center‘s Women Coaches Research Series & Report Card and quotes Tucker Center Co-director and School of Kinesiology senior lecturer Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., with the Kansas’ low report card score and LaVoi speaking on […] [Read Full Story]

Fourth China Champions cohort graduates

Wednesday, April 25, 2018: Participants in the fourth annual China Champions Program (CCP) were celebrated at their Graduation Celebration on Thursday, April 19, at Burton Hall Atrium. Jean Quam, dean of the College of Education and Human Development, Beth Lewis, director of the School of Kinesiology, Li Li Ji, professor and founder of the program, and Meredith McQuaid, associate vice president […] [Read Full Story]

Inoue’s Fans of Health project featured in CEHD Connect magazine

Tuesday, April 24, 2018: Yuhei Inoue, Ph.D., assistant professor of sport management in the School of Kinesiology, is featured and profiled in the Spring/Summer 2018 issue of CEHD Connect. The article, Fans for Health, highlights Inoue’s research in ways that sports spectatorship can lead to a sense of belonging, specifically in older adults. Inoue partnered with Daniel Wann, a […] [Read Full Story]

Dual degree M.Ed. student Yue Xue publishes in International Review of Sociology of Sport

Tuesday, April 24, 2018: Yue Xue, Sport Management M.Ed. student, has published a paper in the journal, International Review of Sociology of Sport. She is the lead author on the article, “Media portrayal of sportswomen in East Asia: A systematic review.” Xue is in the dual degree program for the M.Ed. in Sport Management, a collaboration between Shanghai Jiao […] [Read Full Story]

Ph.D. candidate Katlyn Koepp receives research award from Mayo Clinic

Monday, April 23, 2018: Katlyn Koepp, Kinesiology doctoral candidate and member of the Laboratory of Integrative Human Physiology (LIHP), recently received the Department of Cardiovascular Disease Circulatory Failure Research Award from the Mayo Clinic. The grant project, titled “Exercise Capacity and Abdominal Visceral Adipose Tissue in non-HFpEF controls,” will examine the roles of aerobic capacity and abdominal visceral adipose tissue […] [Read Full Story]

HSC lab publishes in Neuroscience Letters

Friday, April 20, 2018: The Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory (HSCL) directed by Juergen Konczak, Ph.D., professor in the School of Kinesiology, recently published in the journal Neuroscience Letters. Yu-Ting Tseng, Ph.D. a former lab member of HSCL, is the primary author of the article. Their study, titled “Wrist position sense acuity and its relation to motor dysfunction in children with developmental coordination disorder” […] [Read Full Story]

LIHP members publish in Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging

Thursday, April 19, 2018: Michelle Harbin, M.S. and doctoral student in the School of Kinesiology and member of the Laboratory of Integrative Human Physiology (LIHP), is the lead author of an article published in the Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging. The article entitled “Intra- and inter-day reproducibility of low-flow mediated constriction response in young adults” examined the relationship of low-flow mediated […] [Read Full Story]

Curry awarded NSF-funded graduate fellowship

Wednesday, April 18, 2018: Christopher Curry, Ph.D. student in the School of Kinesiology, has been awarded an NSF-funded fellowship for 2018-19 through the Center for Cognitive Sciences and the Center for Applied and Translational Sensory Science, based on his strong interest in interdisciplinary research. The 12-month stipend of $34,000 provides comprehensive funding through the center’s training grant titled “NRT-UtB: Graduate training […] [Read Full Story]

UMD’s Mary Mullen celebration event on May 19

Tuesday, April 17, 2018: A memorial event, “Celebrate the Life of Mary M. Mullen (February 1933 – December 2017)” will be held on May 19 from 11:30 am – 2:00 pm at the U of Minn/Duluth’s Bagley Nature Center. Mary M. (Muggs) Mullen was a pioneer of women’s athletics and outdoor education who changed the UMD educational experience. Her […] [Read Full Story]

Lewis named Fellow by the Society of Behavioral Medicine

Tuesday, April 17, 2018: Beth Lewis, Ph.D., director and professor in the School of Kinesiology, was named Fellow by the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) at their 39th annual conference held April 11-14 in New Orleans. The organization confers fellow status “in recognition of outstanding contributions to the advancement of the science and practice of behavioral medicine. Among the […] [Read Full Story]

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