A new undergraduate major, the Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology, is now available from the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology. The major is intended for undergraduate students interested in a variety of healthcare professions, and is particularly...
Dr. Nancy Getchell, professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, was selected to present the Motor Development Senior Lecture at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) on June 12. The conference,...
University of Delaware student Kevin Gibbs had a few extra wrinkles to iron out as he finished up the spring semester at his home in Teaneck, N.J. In addition to navigating his online instruction, Gibbs faced another challenge - working as an emergency medical...
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Determinants of changes in gait
– Role of muscle function in gait mechanics
– Response of gait to muscle weakness or fatigue
– Biomechanical predictors of knee osteoarthritis incidence
– Assessment of gait in real-world settings using wearable sensors
Balance and Locomotion
– Neural control of balance
– Sensorimotor feedback control
– Neuromechanical modeling
Acute Lateral Ankle Sprains in an Athletic Population
– Musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging of lateral ankle ligaments
– Talocrural joint laxity
– Dynamic balance tasks
– Clinical assessment following an acute ankle sprain
– Chronic Ankle Instability (CAI)
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The University of Delaware had two female athletic training students interning for NFL teams – the New York Jets and Los Angeles Rams – during the summer of 2019. The UD Athletic Training department in the College of Health Sciences has had students accepted to NFL internships for years, but female ATs as NFL interns are on the rise. To top it off, UD has nine current athletic trainers working for NFL teams. Those alumni have been critical in helping to provide internship opportunities for current students.