Three different members of UD's Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) were recently recognized at the Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association (EATA) Convention: Senior Melissa Gutheil won the EATA Quiz Bowl, and will now be representing her district and UD ATEP at...
Shannon Lennon, an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware, is researching whether a diet high in potassium also has a protective effect on blood vessel function in salt-resistant adults. People with...
Megan Wenner, an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware’s College of Health Sciences, is studying whether early changes in blood vessel function in middle-aged women may be a marker for future...
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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.