Gerber Foundation Grant

The Center for Pediatric Locomotion Sciences has been awarded a three year grant from The Gerber Foundation to conduct groundbreaking research on infants and toddlers with limb loss. This research, conducted in collaboration with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Shriners Hospitals for Children – Shreveport, will investigate the effectiveness of a new prosthetic prescription protocol… more »

Inaugural Desire2Move Winners

Posted On May 8, 2014

This spring, 23 faculty, staff, and graduate students from the Department of Kinesiology and Health won the inaugural Desire2Move (D2M) department challenge by logging a total of 45736.15 minutes of physical activity. D2M was an 8-week team based physical activity competition between the Kinesiology and Health, Human Resources, and Recreation Center Departments. In addition,… more »

Otis Receives GSU Research Initiation Grant

Dr. Jeff Otis, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Health, was awarded the GSU Research Initiation Grant recently. His research focuses on long-term alcohol ingestion that may produce severe skeletal muscle atrophy, weakness, and fatigue. These detriments, collectively classified as alcoholic myopathy, have been estimated to occur in 45-70% of chronic alcoholics and are 4… more »

ACSM Elects Thompson as Vice President

Walt Thompson, Regents’ Professor of Kinesiology and Health and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research in the College of Education, has been elected Vice President of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. ACSM is dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research… more »