Research

Sport Optimization and Rehabilitation Laboratory

The Sport Optimization and Rehabilitation (SOAR) Laboratory is part of the Human Performance Laboratory in the Department of Kinesiology. Located within Gampel Pavilion, SOAR is a multidisciplinary research division that focuses on human performance, injury prevention, health and safety and personalized medicine. SOAR’s mission is to promote lifelong physical activity to improve health and wellness […]

CAHNR in the news

National Aquarium Waterblog mentioned the aquariums’ work with UConn in gathering data and samples from grey seals in order to better understand their health and behavior. Assistant Research Professor Milton Levin‘s lab has been involved in the study for six years. Levin is on the faculty of pathobiology. Center for Academic Programs Update announced that […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) recently announced that an article by co-authors from the Department of Kinesiology was “the most talked about geriatrics research updates of 2018,” as measured by Altmetric, an aggregate score of attention in the news and on social media. The paper is Can Exercise Improve Cognitive Symptoms of […]

Graduate student researches microorganisms in artisanal cheese

According to the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center, overall cheese consumption in the United States continues to increase, in part due to the growth of specialty, artisanal and farmstead cheeses. Artisanal cheese differs from commercially produced cheeses in that it is typically made by hand on a small scale. The process is time consuming and labor […]

Senior honors student conducts research in MIT cancer research lab

Senior honors student Justin Patten was selected to participate in the prestigious Amgen Scholars Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during the summer of 2018. In May 2019, Patten, who is from Derby, Connecticut, will complete dual degrees in pathobiology and molecular and cell biology. The Amgen Scholars Program provides experiential undergraduate summer research […]