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…

The Final Four Experience

This year’s NCAA Final Four featured four days of fans, interactive themed activities, and our very own “Point Guards”—School of Kinesiology students enrolled in Event Management in Sport (KIN 5115) who led the “Street Team Volunteers” throughout the event. This course, taught by lecturer Vicki Schull, PhD, provides students with the skills to plan and…