“Partial paralysis caused by strokes may be remedied and possibly reversed entirely by the utility of intentional movement. This is the power of sports medicine.” Graduate assistant Ben Edlebeck address his highlights and how his time as an intern reflects his current position in the Lab for Wellness and Motor Behavior.Read More
The Journal of the American Medical Association reports that 1 in 4 US adults sit for more than 8 hours a day.1 If you’re an office worker who sits for extended periods of time, chances are your posture is suffering from it. While there is no “perfect posture”, you can still help your body stay pain free and increase your longevity by addressing these three common issues.Read More
Scholars will define Kinesiology as the study of the movement of the body. I on the other hand would go one step further. To me, Kinesiology is about helping others live their healthiest live. It’s about empowering others through the skills and knowledge I learned during my four years as a Kinesiology major.Read More
I’ve been a Kinesiology major for six years. Through an undergraduate degree to a masters of science with a focus on health and wellness, there have been many friends and family members ask, “what can you do with a KINE degree?” To which I would typically answer what my future career goal was.
But when I really think about it, being a student of Kinesiology means so much more to me. It is not just a career. It is not just a my college degree. It truly is who I am. It has become a part of me.Read More
Kinesiology majors live life on the go. We find joy in the madness of the various movement patterns of life. We put our best foot forward, gaining a deeper understanding our own body and how it moves in relation to others and this planet. We live life through trial and error, and are constantly making adjustments. Most Kinesiology-minded people would rather show you than tell you what we know with big expressive movements along with a huge smile grinning from ear to ear. Throughout my journey as a Kinesiology major, I have found three common threads woven into the lives of Kinesiologists.Read More
Medical professionals such as physical therapists, athletic therapists, surgeons or doctors all share a common practice that is important for patients, record keeping. Have you ever asked yourself why this practice is so important?Read More