Lori Griffin recently accepted a position as a Health Fitness Specialist for the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis, Indiana. Her duties will include meeting with clients about their fitness goals, performing fitness assessments and prescribing exercise programs. Her caseload will consist of approximately 100-120 clients. She will also aid in the development […]
Megan Kahn (’00) was recently named Associate Commissioner for Administration and Operations for the Atlantic 10 Conference by Commissioner Bernadette V. McGlade. Kahn will oversee the Atlantic 10 office of advance media and technology, and work directly with the Conference public relations, branding and communications efforts. She will continue her work in championship operations with […]
Crystal Duran, MPH, CHES is a Clinical Program Manager for CIGNA HealthCare. She joined CIGNA HealthCare in 2006 and reports through the Cultural and Linguistics Unit within the Customer Experience Organization. She provides leadership and direction for the development and implementation of a health literacy and clinical customer communications strategy throughout CIGNA. Prior to joining CIGNA […]
Leah Reimnitz placed 8th in the women’s 63kg class at the Senior National Championships in Peoria , IL on June 11, 2010. Her class was won by Natalie Burgener, who competed at the 2008 Olympics! Leah is a Senior Exercise Science major at Truman State University.
Jennifer R. Hurst, Ed.D., ATC is a contributing author to a recent article in the International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology titled Athletic Identity and Aggressiveness: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of the Athletic Identity Maintenance Model. The purpose of the study was to examine the relationships among athletic identity, anger, and aggressiveness in competitive athletes […]
Marc Heinecke (TSU ’04) became the Javelina Strength and Conditioning Coach at Texas A&M, Kingsville, TX on June 9, 2010. He was an assistant strength coach at the University of Maryland for five years prior to coming to Kingsville. He works with the Javelina Athletic Department and at the Student Recreation Center. Heinecke holds a bachelor’s degree from […]
Emily Hussey (’06) recently received the “Excellence in Research” Award for her project investigating the biomechanics of trip recovery in older adults under dual task conditions. Emily is pursuing a Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Emory University. The research was completed in partial fulfillment of the Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree.
Garret Powell and Meredith Turner, Junior Exercise Science majors, recently presented their research at the American College of Sports Medicine annual conference in Baltimore, MD. Their original research focused on Inter-rater reliability and accuracy of hand-held dynamometer testing for isometric arm flexion. Garret is from Macon, MO and Meredith is from Overland Park, KS.
David Atkinson has been selected for a U.S. Department of State 2010 Critical Language Scholarship. He is among approximately 575 U.S. undergraduate and graduate students selected from nearly 5,300 applicants to spend seven to 10 weeks in intensive language institutes this summer in 15 countries. Recipients will also support their language acquisition through cultural immersion […]
The Relay for Life Team hosted the Fourth Annual two-mile run/walk on April 13, 2010. This is an event held at night on the track, Each participant is given glowsticks to wear to light up the track. Campus and community members came out to support the Relay Team and enjoyed the wonderful weather.