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Kinesiology News

Mon
Jun
27
UW-Madison's Jacob Meyer is the lead author of a new paper examining the influence of exercise on depression. The report was published online in the journal Behavior Therapy. Results from this study could encourage those suffering from depression to consider light exercise as a useful symptom self-management tool. Meyer is an alumnus of the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology, where he earned a Ph.D. in 2015. He currently works as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, and as an Instructor in the Department of Kinesiology.
Wed
Jun
22
Members of UW-Madison’s Athletic Training Students for Brain Safety (ATSBS) group are in Baltimore this week to promote the expansion of their grass roots organization at the annual meeting of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). ATSBS is an education and advocacy group that promotes brain safety on the campus and greater Madison community. In the past year, its members have used funds from a Baldwin Wisconsin Idea mini-grant to pursue chapter organizations at the state and regional levels. This NATA appearance will allow the students to take their efforts nation-wide.
Mon
Jun
20
The Business Insider recently posted an article headlined, “Here's why you shouldn't pressure kids to be successful in only one sport.” The report is based on a study out of UW-Madison that found high school athletes who focus on a single sport appear more likely to have knee and hip injuries. David Bell, an assistant professor with the School of Education's Department of Kinesiology, is the lead author of the study. It is co-authored by, among others, Department of Kinesiology Ph.D. students Eric Post and Stephanie Trigsted.
Wed
Jun
15
UW-Madison's Tim McGuine agrees that concussions are an important topic. But this alumnus of the Athletic Training Program adds, "concussions are sucking up all the air in the room when it comes to discussions about sports injuries -– and we need to think about the well-being of the entire student-athlete.” It’s this perspective of identifying and understanding the range of risk factors, preventative measures and outcomes for sports injuries that McGuine brings to his work with UW-Madison’s Athletic Training Program, which is housed within the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology.
Thu
Jun
09
UW-Madison’s David Bell is the lead author of a new study published online in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, which is the American College of Sports Medicine’s flagship monthly journal. The report is titled, “Hip Strength in Patients with Quadriceps Strength Deficits after ACL Reconstruction.” Bell is an assistant professor with the Department of Kinesiology’s Athletic Training Program and is the director of the Wisconsin Injury in Sport Laboratory (WISL).
Thu
May
26
Many veterans of the Gulf War, which took place from 1990-91, suffer from a complex and chronic illness that can cause pain, fatigue and cognitive problems. UW-Madison’s Dane Cook is in the midst of a four-year project searching for answers to Gulf War Illness (GWI) thanks to a grant he received from the Department of Veterans Affairs. To learn about this project, check out a new report from Eric Rajala, MERIT’s video producer.
Fri
May
20
Extraordinary members of the UW-Madison faculty were honored earlier this month with awards supported by the estate of professor, Senator and Regent William F. Vilas (1840-1908). Those from across the School of Education receiving Vilas recognition are: Geoffrey Borman, Dorothy Farrar-Edwards, David Williamson Shaffer, Jin-Wen Yu, Jim Escalante, Lesley Bartlett and Li-Ching Ho.
Sat
May
14
UW-Madison’s School of Education recognized its Spring 2016 graduates by hosting a pair of events to celebrate the accomplishments of its many talented and dedicated students. On Friday, May 13, the School honored its Ph.D. and MFA degree recipients with a traditional Reception and Hooding Ceremony. And prior to UW-Madison’s Spring 2016 Commencement Ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday, May 14, the School celebrated with its newest class of master’s and bachelor’s degree graduates by hosting its annual Pre-Commencement Celebration. Congratulations Class of 2016! And remember: You may no longer be a student, but you’ll always be a Badger!
Mon
May
09
The important research of UW-Madison’s David Bell is featured in the most recent issue of the Isthmus newspaper. The article is headlined, “Diversify! Specializing in one sport can be bad for kids.” “Sport specialization is a hot topic in sports medicine, yet there is a severe lack of empirical data that exists about the topic,” Bell, an assistant professor with the Department of Kinesiology’s Athletic Training Program and the director of the Wisconsin Injury in Sport Laboratory (WISL), tells Isthmus.
Tue
May
03
UW-Madison’s Dr. M. Alison Brooks, along with co-investigator David Bell, is receiving a grant for her research titled, “Parent-Athlete Knowledge of Sport Volume Recommendations, Attitudes and Beliefs towards Sport Specialization.” The grant, awarded by the foundations for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine, is for $20,000. Bell is an assistant professor with the Department of Kinesiology’s Athletic Training Program and the director of the Wisconsin Injury in Sport Laboratory (WISL).
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