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Classes Begin               January 14

Last Day of Advance Registration            April 2

April 22 Open Registration Begins           April 22

Deadline for HESS Summer Graduate Applications        May 1

Last Day of Class                  May 5

HESS Commencement         May 15



Dr. Gonzales and Student Researchers Publish Article

Dr. Joaquin Gonzales, in collaboration with undergraduate (Matthew Wiberg) and graduate (Elizabeth Defferari) students in HESS, has published an article titled: "Arterial stiffness is higher in older adults with increased perceived fatigue and fatigability during walking" in the journal Experimental Gerontology. The article is in the January 2015 issue of the journal.

Click here to see the article (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0531556514003520)

Posted January 8, 2015

Dr. Gonzales Receives American Heart Association Grant

Dr. Joaquin Gonzales was awarded a Beginning Grant-in-Aid award from the American Heart Association (Southwest Affiliate).  The 2-yr project will be a collaborative effort with Dr. Michael O'Boyle and the Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute to study the impact of vascular aging on peripheral vascular function and brain function in older adults.


HESS Student Defends Honors Thesis

Taylor Lunsford, student of Dr. Eunhee Chung,  defended her Undergraduate Honors thesis, titled "Cardiac hypertrophy and regression during postpartum in C57Bl/6 mice". Taylor will be graduating with highest honors in December 2014.

Posted November 25, 2014.


Faculty and Students Attend TTU Research Carnival

Dr. Matt Stock and students (Jennah Hernandez, Jacob Mota, Alex Drusch, and Kendra Olinghouse) from the Muscular Assessment Laboratory attended the Texas Tech University Research Carnival on Tuesday, November 18th in the Student Union Building. While there, the students explained their research to attendees and performed demonstrations of surface electromyography, vertical jump performance, and muscle architecture with ultrasound.

Posted November 24, 2014.


Apply for HESS Departmental Scholarships

You can now apply for HESS Departmental Scholarships. The application deadline is Saturday, January 31, 2015. Recipients will be notified by Friday, May 1, 2015.

Posted November 18, 2014.


Dr. Omli Delivers Keynote Address in the Philippines

Dr. Jens Omli delivered a sport outreach-focused keynote address titled, "Attaching What They Need to What They Want," at the University of the Philippines during the 3rd National Conference on Sport Pedagogy.  Dr. Omli also delivered a lecture on a games approach to teaching sport skills to preschool-aged children.

Posted November 11, 2014.