News & Events

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. After 47 years,...

Dr. Kaminski Speaks at RMATA Meeting

Dr. Thomas Kaminski, Professor and Director of Athletic Training Education, spoke at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainers’ Association meeting on April 13, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ.

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 with robots and answer endless...

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”. The Scientista...

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 Undergraduate Research Award, at the Experimental Biology meeting in Orlando Florida, for her research presentation, “The Effect of Altitude on...

Inaugural Neuroscience Symposium Invites New Ideas

The University of Delaware hosted its first Neuroscience Symposium, which drew about 130 faculty, researchers, clinicians and students, to the STAR Tower last month. The symposium was sponsored by UD’s Research Office, Delaware INBRE (IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence), Delaware’s...

Movement with (artificial) muscle

A team of researchers from the College of Health Sciences has received nearly $200,000 in start-up funding from the University City Science Center in Philadelphia to develop a motorized ankle foot device for children with cerebral palsy that includes a novel artificial muscle. The UD team is among...

KAAP in Rome

  Dr. Thomas Kaminski, Department of Kinesiology & Applied Physiology Professor and Director of the Athletic Training Program, spoke at the University of Rome on March 8th, 2019. Grateful to host Dr. Massimo Sacchetti.

KAAP Represents at 1st Annual CHS Research Day

First year Exercise Science MS Student, Michele D’Agata, won the Best Master’s Poster Award for her project “Potential Racial Differences in Endothelial-mediated Vascular Function Assessed throughout the Menstrual Cycle” at the 1st Annual College of Health Sciences Research Day on February...