Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

Applied Physiology & Kinesiology

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Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

The Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology is concerned with quality of life and the many aspects of human movement. Significant research contributions, education and service are related to the study of physiological and psychological responsiveness to vigorous and relevant physical activities. In addition, movement skills, capabilities, and ways to improve and maintain health are studied as they relate to the typical person, as well as to disabled persons and high-level athletes.

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Dr. Lan Wei-LaPierre receives new R56 grant from NIH

Dr. Lan Wei-LaPierre receives new R56 grant from the NIH using mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake as a therapeutic target for ALS


Dr. Rachael Seidler was highlighted by ABC news

Dr. Seidler was highlighted by ABC News (national) for a story on William Shatner and Space Flight.

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Dr. David Vaillancourt receives new NIH R01 award

In July, Dr. David Vaillancourt received a new NIH R01 award focused on Preclinical Markers for Parkinsonism.


Dr. Diba Mani receives Global and International awards

In November, Dr. Diba Mani received the International Educator Award.

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CES Seminars welcomes Diego Guarin, Ph.D., November 18th, 4:05pm-4:55pm, FLG 210

Dr. Guarin is an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Engineering Program at the Florida Institute of Technology. 

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