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Unlocking Secrets of Senior Marathoner

Record-setting runner and “Ultra-Geezer” Gene Dykes seems to defy nature by running faster the older he gets. While at the Health Sciences Complex, Dykes underwent several performance tests measuring his maximal aerobic capacity, lactate threshold, running economy and body composition....

UD ATEP 1st MS-AT Cohort

Kudos to UD ATEP 1st MS-AT cohort who began their studies on June 10th. The students (L-R) Victoria, Todd, Tai, JohNasia, Leah, Kristen, and Amanda. Good luck!

UD Concussion Lab Spotlight

Current members and alumni of the UD Concussion Lab Group recently presented at the International Society of Posture & Gait Research Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland and at the American Academy of Neurology Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Above from L to R: Kelsey Bryk, Jessie...

Talking Soccer Down Under

While attending and speaking at the 8th World Congress of Science and Football (Soccer) in Melbourne, Australia earlier this month, Dr. Thomas Kaminski, director of Athletic Training Education, talked about steps to prevent concussions from soccer headers on ABC Radio National. Listen online and...

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. Created in 2007 by a generous...

Spin IN

Spin-In is an innovative company that cultivates creativity and collaboration.  It offers undergraduate students a very unique opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team towards a common goal. When asked what my job at Spin-In entailed my go-to response was that I worked as an Exercise Science...

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,...

Concussion Research Highlighted

The NCAA is spotlighting the work of KAAP postdoctoral research fellow Jaclyn Caccese and a team of UD researchers. They used data from the ongoing NCAA-Department of Defense Concussion Assessment, Research and Education Consortium study (CARE) to look at whether the age at which athletes first...

Exceptional Seniors Recognized at Luncheon

The College of Health Sciences annual Top Student luncheon was held April 25 at the Tower at STAR. Seniors in each department were selected by their respective department chair. Courtney DeFeo, Athletic Training Molly Zabilowicz, Athletic Training Madison Ciccaglione, Exercise Science Kevin Murch,...