Kinesiology

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Graduate student receives EATA Scholarship Award Gyujin Kim, a second-year master’s degree student in the Athletic Training Program in the Department of Kinesiology, received the Koko Kassabian Scholarship Award at the 2021 Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA) Convention, held virtually January 8 to 11. The award is named in honor of Kerkor “Koko” Kassabian, who […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported Kelsey Rynkiewicz, a third-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Kinesiology, is developing an app to better work with athletes. As an athletic trainer at Eastern Connecticut State University, she works with varsity-level athletes, helping to evaluate, diagnose, and rehabilitate injuries and illnesses. Since COVID-19 first reached Connecticut back in March and […]

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,” […]