News & Events

UD KAAP Seminar Series 2018-2019

Molecular Physiology Seminar – Denis Guttridge September 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Location: STAR Atrium Denis Guttridge, PhD Medical University of South Carolina Director of the Darby Children’s Research Institute Associate Director of Translational Science in the Hollings...

Thomas Kaminski Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award

Dr. Thomas Kaminski received the Distinguished Alumnus Award on behalf of the Marietta College Alumni Association (MCAA). He joins a long line of other Marietta College alumni whose achievements have been recognized for more than 25 years.

Farquhar Inducted into the National Academy of Kinesiology

Bill Farquhar, currently a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology & Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware was recently inducted into the National Academy of Kinesiology.  He is also a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and member of the American Physiological...

Connecting with Research

This summer, five new AAP graduates from the Dover campus also benefited from the opportunity to conduct undergraduate research. Funded by the Delaware Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) and the colleges of Arts and Sciences and of Health Sciences, each student worked in a UD...

2018 Winning Team of First Step

The start of the fall semester means new classes, new books and a new opportunity to be part of First Step! This innovative program gives undergraduate students a chance to be part of creating a healthier world. Student teams devise unique solutions to important societal challenges. As this...

Keynote Speaker

Department Chair Dr. John Jeka will give the keynote address at the 8th International Posture Symposium in Slovakia Sept 9-12, 2018. To learn more, visit the conference website...

KAAP Faculty Grant Award

Dr. Elisa Arch has been awarded a $500,000, 3-year grant from the Department of Defense’ Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program. This project entitled “Objective Clinical Prescription of Passive-Dynamic Ankle-Foot Orthoses to Optimize Patient Outcomes” aims to compare effectiveness of...

European Congress of Sports Sciences

Dr. Thomas Buckley, Associate Professor in Kinesiology & Applied Physiology, attended the “European Congress of Sports Sciences” Annual Meeting in Dublin Ireland, July 2018.  Dr. Buckley, Dr. David Howell (Colorado Children’s Hospital), and Dr. Robert Lynall (University of...

Heads Up

Soccer players who head the ball more frequently may be more likely to experience slight balance problems, suggesting that repetitive head impacts could have the potential to cause subtle neurological deficits, according to a preliminary study by University of Delaware researchers. More research...

UD Summer Brain Camp

Dr. Thomas Kaminski, who has been conducting research on head impacts in soccer for 20 years, and Postdocs/Graduate Students from Dr. Jeka’s CoBaL Lab participated in the University of Delaware’s Summer Brain Camp held June 4-15 2018. Read the full UDaily article here....