NEWS & EVENTS

Watch our VR Cave Assembled in 1 Minute

A virtual reality cave has arrived at the STAR Health Sciences Complex! Neuroscientist John Jeka, who chairs the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, and his research team investigates how the nervous system uses sensory information (vision, inner ear) to estimate body dynamics and...

Med School Head Start

University of Delaware exercise science student Adassa Phillips applied and was accepted into the Thomas Jefferson University’s STEP-UP Program (Summer Training and Enrichment Program from Underrepresented Persons). It focuses on underrepresented students and those from economically disadvantaged...

CHS Lecture Series: Healthcare Conversations

STAR Health is bringing health and wellbeing experts to campus for a new series ‘Conversations on Healthcare, Wellbeing and Prevention.’ The series, which runs throughout the 2017-2018 academic year, is open to the general public, University of Delaware employees and students. Speakers and...

Prospective Graduate Student Open House – November 17

The University of Delaware Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology invites prospective graduate students to a special showcase on November 17. Throughout the recruitment day, you’ll enjoy breakfast, graduate student panels, faculty presentations and tours of UD’s fantastic Science,...

Fainting and the Summer Heat

Warmer days can make you swoon, so be prepared Over one million Americans faint every year, and countless more do worldwide. Fear, pain, the sight of blood or prolonged standing – think the long lines of summer travel – can trigger fainting. These triggers set off a reflex in our nervous system...

Another Reason to Exercise During the Holidays

Yes, of course we all know we should exercise every day during the holiday season to help counter the onslaught of excess calories that started on Thanksgiving and will mercifully end with a New Year’s toast. We may even tire of hearing about exercise and weight from family, friends and the media....

Repetitive Head Impacts in Ice Hockey Players

Among collegiate athletes, ice hockey players have a higher concussion exposure rate than football players. University of Delaware Ph.D. and post-doctoral students in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, and Biomechanics and Movement Science are studying the role of repetitive head impacts through...

Athletic training student in Brazil

As Olympic athletes begin to arrive for August’s Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, University of Delaware student Nikki Patel, too, will begin her own gold medal worthy journey. Patel, a junior athletic training major and first generation student, is UD’s newest Gilman Scholarship recipient. Read...

Salt bomb

RADIO HEALTH JOURNAL—Americans consume far too much salt even if they add none to their foods. Experts, including our Bill Farquhar, discuss why salt is such a health problem. Listen to the...