Kinesiology

CAHNR in the news

Science Magazine quoted Douglas Casa, professor in the Department of Kinesiology and chief executive officer of the Korey Stringer Institute, on his research. Casa studies how bodies react to the stress of working in the heat and tests protective measures. UConn Today featured Rich Mutts ’06 (CLAS), program director of the Meriden Children First Initiative, […]

Exercise scientist’s research focuses on muscle and tendon health and function in athletes and older adults

This past August, Jacob Earp joined the Department of Kinesiology in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources as an assistant professor. He is happy to return to UConn, having earned his MA from the department. β€œIt feels great to be back at UConn. The school has wonderful resources for both faculty and students,” […]

CAHNR in the news

Allied Health Sciences Assistant Professor Kristen Cooksey Stowers spoke about food banks on Top of Mind with Julie Rose, a show on BYU Radio. She discussed how food pantries are crucial for helping families in need, especially since food insecurity has doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they also seem to contribute to poorer health […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Kinesiology professor inducted as National Academy of Kinesiology Fellow The National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK) announced Distinguished Professor Linda Pescatello was inducted into the Class of 2020 New Fellows. Pescatello, a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology, was welcomed as Fellow #596. She was one of thirteen NAK Fellows inducted in a virtual ceremony […]