The Department of Kinesiology & Applied Physiology celebrated National Biomechanics Day in the best way today at the STAR Campus. Our University of Delaware students and scientists opened their labs to local high school students to lead motion capture demos, play...read more
Laura Welti, PhD student in Dr. Megan Wenner’s lab, recently represented KAAP at the National Scientista Symposium presenting her research poster titled "Impact of Physical Activity on Rapid Onset Pressor Response in Young Women with a Family History of Hypertension"....read more
On April 7, the American Physiological Society awarded Drew Sanclemente, an Exercise Science major in KAAP, the Horwitz & Horowitz Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award, at the Experimental Biology meeting in Orlando Florida, for her research presentation,...read more
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Brain imaging and motor behavior in healthy aging and movement disorders.
– Risk of Parkinson’s disease
– Motor phenotyping in Parkinson’s disease
Biomechanics and Human Movement
– Implementation of interventions in athletes to reduce injury risk and increase performance for upper and lower extremities.
– Use of embedded sensors to assess patient range-of-motion and quality of life in therapy and surgical interventions
Sensorimotor Control and Robotic Rehabilitation Lab
Upper Limb Robotic Assessment and Rehabilitation
– Sensorimotor Control and Learning
– Movement Disorders
– Brain Imaging
– Brain Stimulation Technologies
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The gross anatomy laboratory is an important teaching resource for the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware. A student and a faculty member give an introduction to the space in the College of Health Science’s STAR Campus. Visit https://www.chs.udel.edu/ for more info.