KAAP SEMINAR SERIES 2018-2019

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National Biomechanics Day 2019

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...

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KAAP Represents at National Scientista Symposium

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"....

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National Biomechanics Day 2019

The Department of Kinesiology & Applied Physiology celebrated National Biomechanics Day in the best way today at the STAR Campus. Our University...

KAAP Represents at National Scientista Symposium

Laura Welti, PhD student in Dr. Megan Wenner’s lab, recently represented KAAP at the National Scientista Symposium presenting her research poster...

American Physiological Society Research Award – KAAP Undergraduate

On April 7, the American Physiological Society awarded Drew Sanclemente, an Exercise Science major in KAAP, the Horwitz & Horowitz Excellence in...

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Meet Our New Faculty

Brain imaging and motor behavior in healthy aging and movement disorders.

– Risk of Parkinson’s disease

– Motor phenotyping in Parkinson’s disease

– Cerebellar disorders
– Neuroimaging and rehabilitation

Eric Greska
Assistant Professor

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

Upper Limb Robotic Assessment and Rehabilitation
–  Sensorimotor Control and Learning
–  Stroke
–  Movement Disorders
–  Concussion
–  Brain Imaging
–  Brain Stimulation Technologies

Sheara Williamson
Assistant Professor

Cardiovascular Physiology
– Non-pharmacologic interventions to treat hypertension
– Use of biomarkers to assess vascular health
– Race-related differences in endothelial function

KAAP Featured Research

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.