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Last Day of Class August 5

Health, Exercise & Sport Sciences Commencement August 8

Processing Preferred Deadline for Spring Graduate Applications September 1


Dr. Gonzales and student researchers publish paper

The title of the paper is "Steps per Day, Daily Peak Stepping Cadence, and Walking Performance in Older Adults", published in July 2015 issue (vol. 23, pgs. 395-400) of the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity.

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Sport Management Graduate students recognized

Clark Lammert Sport Management Masters student earns Big 12 sportsperson of the year.

Dylan Clark intership sceneryDylan Clark internshipDylan Clark sport management masters student currently interning at The Christian Union Sports Club (CUSC) in Medellín, Colombia.  The club evolved out of a neighborhood soccer tournament organized as a way to reach out l to young men who were being recruited into the life of violence and crime spawned by the Medellín Drug Cartel      

Mikey KenneyMikey Kenney  Sport management student is the first Red Raider to ever play in the NPF. 

Augustine and ToddrickSport management students Toddrick Gotcher and Agustin Gonzales invited to The U.S. Olympic Committee's Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everywhere or FLAME program in Colorado Springs. The program  provides diverse college and graduate-level students with a unique look into the world of elite sport.

Posted July 9, 2015

Dr. Umeda published a paper with HESS graduate students

The title of the paper is "Influence of moderate intensity physical activity levels and gender on conditioned pain modulation", published in Journal of Sports Sciences.

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Posted July 9, 2015

Graduate students awarded research grant and scholarship

Two graduate students recently received funding from the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation. Morgan Whitson was awarded $5,403 towards the completion of her M.S. thesis and Jacob Mota was awarded $1,500 for the Minority Scholarship. Congrats, Morgan and Jacob!

Posted June 15, 2015

Dr. Angela Lumpkin two conference presentations

"Using Blogs and In-Class Activities to Get Students to Read," presented at the North American Society for Sport Management conference, June 6, 2015

"Flipping a Sport Finance and Economics Class — Lessons Learned," presented at the North American Society for Sport Management conference, June 5, 2015 (with Becky Achen)

Posted June 11, 2015

2015 Faculty Publications

Gonzales, J., Wiberg, M., Defferari, E., Proctor, D. (2015). "Arterial Stiffness is higher in older adults with increased perceived fatigue and fatigability during walking." Journal Experimental Gerontology. Vol 61, Jan 2015, pgs. 92-97.  

Fernandez-del-Valle, M., Larumbe-Zabala, E., Graell Berna, M., & Perez Ruiz, M. (n.d.). Anthropometric changes in adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa after resistance training. Eating and Weight Disorders, Feb. 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Gonzales, J.U., Shephard, J.†, Dubey, N.‡ (2015). Steps per day, daily peak stepping cadence, and walking performance in older adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity 23:395-400, 90% effort. Impact Factor2014 = 1.9.

Meaney, K., Griffin, K., & Hart, M. (n.d.). The effect of model similarity on girls' motor performance. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 24(2), 165-178.

Angela Lumpkin with two colleagues published in Management and Organizational Studies (2015) "Examining the Career Paths of Athletic Administrators in NCAA-Member Institutions.

Angela Lumpkin with two colleagues published in College Student Journal (2015) "Student Perceptions of Active Learning."

Angela Lumpkin recently published a chapter entitled "Ethical Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics: Purpose Achieved or Challenged? in Introduction to Intercollegiate Athletics (Edited by Eddie Comeauxpublished by Johns Hopkins University Press.

Angela Lumpkin with two colleagues published "Education, experiences, and advancement of athletic directors in NCAA-member institutions" in the Journal of Contemporary Athletics (2015).

Umeda, M. Lee, W., Marino, C., & Hillard, S.C.(2015): Influence of moderate intensity physical activity levels and gender on conditioned pain modulation, Journal of Sports Sciences, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2015.1061199

Umeda, M., Williams, J.P.#, Marino, C.A.#, & Hilliard, S.C.# (2015) Muscle pain and blood pressure responses during isometric handgrip exercise in healthy African American and non-Hispanic White adults. Physiology and Behavior, 138, 242-6.

Umeda, M., Corbin, L.W., & Maluf, K.S. (2015) Pain mediates the association between physical activity and the impact of fibromyalgia on daily function. Clinical Rheumatology, 34 (1), 143-9.