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National Academy of Kinesiology

Jacalyn Lea Lund inducted as a Fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology Champaign, Illinois

—The National Academy of Kinesiology is pleased to announce the recent induction of its newest Fellows at its 87th annual meeting, held September 14-16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Seven U.S. scholars were inducted during a special banquet and ceremony held… more »

KH Research Symposium 2017

Organized by the KH research committee (Drs. Brandon, Gurvitch, Wu)

Time: 4:30-6:15 pm on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Location: GSU student center ballroom (House Salon)

Session 1: Thematic poster (4:30pm – 5:30pm) No. Presenter Co-authors Topic Advisor 1 Eddie Morris, Greg Reis Effects of eccentric contractions on the degradation… more »

Super Bowl LI: Atlanta Falcons and GSU Sport Administration

HOUSTON- It was a record-setting year for the Atlanta Falcons franchise as the team reached their first Super Bowl in more than a decade. Although the final score was not as Atlanta Falcons fans hoped, the experience of Super Bowl LI was something a few GSU alumni and students will remember for a lifetime. The Sport… more »

Beerse Publishes in Journal of Biomechanics

Matthew Beerse, a doctoral student in Biomechanics and a Dean’s Fellow, recently published an original research article in Journal of Biomechanics under the supervision of Dr. Jerry Wu. His publication is titled, “Vertical stiffness and center-of-mass movement in children and adults during single-leg hopping” (doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2016.08.014). His results demonstrate that single-leg hopping in place… more »

Newman Begins New Role in BIS Program

Dr. Tim Newman, a clinical assistant professor in Sports Administration, started this fall as the program coordinator of the new BIS Sport Administration Program. After graduating from the United States Sports Academy (Ed.D. in sport management), the University of Virginia (MEd. in education) and Towson State University (BS in athletic training), he taught at York… more »