KAAP SEMINAR SERIES 2019-2020

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Prospective Graduate Student Open House – November 22

The University of Delaware Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology invites prospective graduate students to a special showcase on November 22nd. Throughout the recruitment day, you’ll enjoy breakfast, graduate student panels, faculty presentations and tours...

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Science Center’s QED Proof-of-Concept Program

Dr. Matthew Hudson was named as one of ten finalists in The University City Science Center's 2019 QED proof-of-concept program, which partners with regional academic and research institutions to prepare their most promising life science technologies for...

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Shake It Off Supports UD Parkinson’s Research

Shake It Off, a nonprofit organization working to bring awareness about exercise therapies and other research for Parkinson's disease, recently gave $50,000 to the College of Health Sciences. Jodi Cianci, a member of the UD Class of 1988, presented the check from her...

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Prospective Graduate Student Open House – November 22

The University of Delaware Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology invites prospective graduate students to a special showcase on November...

Science Center’s QED Proof-of-Concept Program

Dr. Matthew Hudson was named as one of ten finalists in The University City Science Center's 2019 QED proof-of-concept program, which partners with...

Shake It Off Supports UD Parkinson’s Research

Shake It Off, a nonprofit organization working to bring awareness about exercise therapies and other research for Parkinson's disease, recently gave...

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Meet Our New Faculty

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

Hendrik Reimann
Research Assistant Professor

Balance and Locomotion
– Neural control of balance
– Sensorimotor feedback control
– Neuromechanical modeling

Saskia Richter
Assistant Professor

Clinical Anatomy Education
– integration of diagnostic ultrasound
– improving students spatial ability skills
– three dimensional printing of anatomical models
– anatomical variations

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)

KAAP Featured Research

When a Reebok apparel designer learned about the near-magical properties of Shear Thickening Fluid, developed at the University of Delaware, she wondered if it might solve a problem female athletes have endured forever. She was not disappointed. When infused in fabric, STF provides strength under stress, flexibility and comfort at rest. This brief video shows how UD researchers in engineering and kinesiology added strong science to help the sports apparel company develop a revolutionary new sports bra and a whole new franchise. Visit https://www.chs.udel.edu/ for more info.