Did You Know?

did_you_know.jpgThe School of Kinesiology is home to 10 labs and centers, including two new centers in 2012. Dr. Zan Gao’s Physical Activity Epidemiology Laboratory (EPI) and Dr. Diane Wiese-Bjornstal’s Sports Medicine Psychology Lab (SMPL) joined the School’s renowned docket of research centers. Gao’s lab focuses on improving the health of Americans through empirical research with the innovative focus on exergaming–using video games in physical activity interventions. The SMPL studies the psychological and social factors that relate to physical activity injury risk, response and recovery, such as the emotional responses of runners to pain.

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