KAAP SEMINAR SERIES 2018-2019

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Plastino Scholars 2019

Every year, a new group of University of Delaware Plastino Scholars ventures off campus to different parts of the globe with hopes of transforming society through independent projects. And when they return home, they often realize they were transformed along the way....

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Retiring a Legend – Keith Handling

Keith Handling's retirement party filled the North Atrium of the Health Sciences Complex last week with students, alumni, appreciative colleagues and other well-wishers saluting the beloved and long-serving associate professor in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology....

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Plastino Scholars 2019

Every year, a new group of University of Delaware Plastino Scholars ventures off campus to different parts of the globe with hopes of transforming...

Retiring a Legend – Keith Handling

Keith Handling's retirement party filled the North Atrium of the Health Sciences Complex last week with students, alumni, appreciative colleagues...

Balancing in Virtual Reality: UD Researchers Search for Answers

Delaware Public Media featured a story about the Control of Balance and Locomotion (CoBal) Lab. Read the story here.

Explore KAAP Programs

We provide students with a collaborative culture to learn and pursue rigorous research that has an immediate impact on the health of society.

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.