Welcome to the Fall 2016 On the Move

Medical imaging Carillon Tower Glass blowing Laptop and lecture A smiling student Sunrise over the Education Building Chairs on the Memorial Union Terrace Bascom hall staircase Graduating students in silhouette Crowd of people on Bascom Hill A student tutoring Student with diploma Dance Department performance Night view of Bascom in the winter Memorial Union Terrace in autumn Memorial Union Terrace chairs Dance department performance Bucky Badger in front of a parade float Bascom Hall in the summertime Lincoln statue Students walking in the snow University of Wisconsin - Madison Crest Lincoln statue in the snow Forward Logo Student at graduation Bicycle in the snow Rathskellar Fireplace Sailboat with Capitol Building in the background A sailboat at the Memorial Union Bascom Hill in Autumn Bucky Badger studying with a student. Students among blooming trees at UW-Madison Bucky reading a book University flag on Bascom Hill Video camera view screen Student on a frozen lake Lincoln Statue on Bascom Hill Bascom Hill in winter Students collaborating Memorial Union Terrace chairs in the snow Kohl Center logo Graduates with diplomas A hands-on project Stacked, illuminated figures View from the top of Van Hise


Main Office

School of Education
Unit II Gym
2000 Observatory Drive
MadisonWI  53706-1121

Tel: 608/262-0259
Fax: 608/262-1656

contact form


We are pleased to bring you the Fall 2016 online edition of "On the Move," an annual news magazine for alumni and friends of the UW-Madison Department of Kinesiology.

Fall 2016 'On the move' CONTENT

Letter from the Chair: Gary Diffee, the Virginia H. Marsh Professor of Kinesiology, explains why he is excited to take on the role of department chair

Fall 2016 On the Move CoverCover story: A team of researchers from across the department received funding in April through the UW2020 initiative to lead a new Human Exercise Research Core Facility on the UW-Madison campus

Department news and notes: Check out some noteworthy highlights from the past year

Research: Lisa Cadmus-Bertram is examining whether coaching support, Fitbits can improve physical activity among cancer survivors

Faculty spotlight: Dorothy Farrar-Edwards reflects on six years of leading the Department of Kinesiology

Research: Andrew Winterstein helping lead study looking at the best ways to alter concussion attitudes and behaviors 

Teaching and learning: UW-Madison's undergraduate anatomy courses are now housed within the Department of Kinesiology

Alumni updates: Read about all the wonderful things alums from across the Department of Kinesiology have been up to

A pdf of the Fall 2016 "On the Move" print edition is also available


Private gifts from our alumni and friends are vital to the Department of Kinesiology’s ability to fulfill its mission to research, teach and apply knowledge related to movement, exercise and human occupation with the ultimate goal of enhancing human health, productivity and quality of life. Donate today by going to: supportuw.org/giveto/Kines. Interested in making a special gift to Kinesiology? Please contact the UW Foundation's Betsy Burns, the School of Education's director of development, at 608-712-9376 or email: betsy.burns@supportuw.org


The Department of Kinesiology wants to hear from our alumni and friends. We also want to make sure you are hearing from us. If you have not received electronic updates, it may mean we don’t have your current e-mail address. Please email the Wisconsin Alumnni Association with your full name and current e-mail address, or visit the Wisconsin Alumni Association, click on the directory link, and update your information. You don't have to be a member to sign up. In addition, the WAA offers free e-mail accounts to all alumni.

© 2017 Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System • Please contact the School of Education External Relations Office with questions, issues or comments about this site.