Study Abroad trip to China is unforgettable experience for Kinesiology student Karl Dischinger

Study Abroad experiences seem to be life-changing for so many students, and Karl Dischinger is no different. Just after completing his undergraduate degree in Kinesiology last May, he went a 16-day Study Abroad adventure to Beijing, China, which was led by the School’s Zan Gao, PhD, associate professor of kinesiology. Here is his story. Why…

McNair Scholar Lindsey Miles explores the School’s SMPRL

Third-year undergraduate student Lindsey Miles, has spent her summer working in the basement of the RecWell Center next to Cooke Hall with members of the Skeletal Muscle Plasticity and Regeneration Laboratory (SMPRL), directed by School of Kinesiology assistant professor Sarah Greising, PhD. Miles, studying exercise physiology at St. Scholastica in Duluth, is a current McNair…

Meet Faith Cephus, our new Administrative Intern

The School welcomes Faith Cephus, our new Administrative Intern, whose office is in Cooke 111. Stop in and say hello to Faith!   How long have you worked for the U of M? What other positions have you held, if any? This is my first job for the University. What is your work/educational background? I…

SMPL study on sport playing fields and athlete injuries gives GPS devices a new direction

Global Positioning Systems (GPS) have come a long way since they were first used for military operations in the 1950s. They appear in practically every device known to humans, from phones to vehicles to computers to aircraft. And now, in a joint study between the School of Kinesiology and the Department of Horticultural Science, they…