Dr. Allison Gruber has been elected co-chairperson of the Biomecnanics Interest Group for the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Gruber was elected by 200 plus attendess at the ASCM Annual Meeting held in June 2016. The Biomechanics Interest Group's mission is to promote biomechanics research and increase contributions to various scholarly publications. Dr. Gruber will hold this position for four years.
Dr. Allison Gruber has been quoted in the Ozy article "Is It Possible to Avoid Running Injuries?" Some are advocating using a mid-strike stride to decrease injuries, saying this better reflects our "natural" barefoot running. Dr. Gruber however says at one must look at the whole picture of a person, including nutrition, stance, and activity to pinpoint the cause of the injury. Read the full article here.
"Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" on HBO featured the research of Dr. Carrie Docherty and Dr. Janet Simon on the most recent episode titled "NCAA Injuries and Roundtable"! Find the study using this information: Simon J and Docherty CL. Current Health-Related Quality of Life is Lower in Former Division I collegiate Athletes than in Non-Collegiate Athletes. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014. 42(2): 423 - 429. doi: 10.1177/0363546513510393.”
Counsilman Center coach (and swimmer) Daniel Kanorr and swimmer Ian Finery along with coaches Kosuke Kojima and Ben Skutnik are making names for themselves in the national swimming world. The swimmers (and their coaches) hope to one day qualify for the USA Olympic Team in 2016 or 2020. All four represent IU, Kinesiology, and the School of Public Health while studying at the Counsilman Center and training with the Center's Swim Team. Together, they represent the Center's 120 swimmers at the Winter Nationals and hope to fulfill one of the Center's long term goals... placing a swimmer on a USA national team. It is all about the time... and only time will tell. Watch them perform through this weekend.
Raglin Quoted in Medical Daily Website
Jack Raglin was quoted in an article published on the Medical Daily Website about mood and physical activity. You can read the full article here.
Klossner Chosen for Teaching Spotlight
Kinesiology Student Creates "Happy" Video for IU Women's Basketball
The below "Happy Postseason from Indiana Women's Basketball" video made by Kinesiology student Nate Mack! The Department of Kinesiology wishes to congratulate our Indiana University Women's Basketball Team on making it to the third round in the WNIT. Keep going Hoosier Women!
Gary Sailes Has Scholarship Named After Him
Gary A. Sailes now has a scholarship bearing his name. For the past several years, Gary Sailes had been endowing the Graduate Diversity Scholarship for the North American Society for the Sociology of Sports. This year, at the annual conference, the Board of Directors renamed it The Gary A. Sailes Graduate Diversity Scholarship.
Indiana University Adapted Physical Activity Program now has Webpage
The Indiana University Adapted Physical Activity Program (IUAPA) now has its own Webpage. IUAPA his is designed to: (1) serve children with disabilities and their parents/guardians who live in Monroe County and surrounding areas; and (2) prepare undergraduate majors in Kinesiology and other health-related programs to work with children with disabilities. For more information about the program, click IUAPA.
Congratuations to Athletic Training for the Great Board of Certification Exam Scores - 2010-2013
|Number of students graduating from program.||55|
|Number of students graduating from program who took examination.||55|
|Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt.||48|
|Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt.||87.27|
|Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts.||54|
|Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts.||98.18|
Dr. Gary Sailes' Modern Sport and the African American Experience is listed in the International Olympic Committe (IOC) New publications catalog.
Kinesiology Research Sample from the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting
Chapman, Stager, and Johnston contribute to research shared in American College of Sports Medicine meeting. Read summaries of their research here.
Sport Science Symposium Hosted by Department of Kinesiology
The Department of Kinesiology at Indiana University is proud to host the Sport Sciences Symposium. The symposium is free and open to the public. Get more information about the symposium here.
IU study: Gamers recognize college football players in video games
Galen Clavio and Patrick Walsh wrote "Digital Representations in College Sports Video Games" studying the likeness of NCAA players in video games. Read more here.
Hammer & Nail 2013
Hammer & Nail 2013 will be held on April 9-10, 6:30 & 8:30 pm at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington, Indiana.This concert features the work of the Contemporary Dance program students as dances are choreographed and danced by students only. Each night will have two separate one-hour shows starting at 6:30 and 8:30 pm. Shows explore themes such as playfulness and mental illiness. This event is free however cash or non-perishable food donations are collected to benefit the Hoosier Hills Community Food Bank. For more information and pictures about Hammer & Nail, visit the following sites: Photos, Hammer and Nail 2013 from Inside IU Bloomington; Art at IU article; and Facebook Event Page: Hammer and Nail.
Doctoral Student Receives ACSM Award
Doctoral Student Saurabh Thosar recently received an American College of Sports Medicine Foundation Doctoral Research Grant for his project entitled "Endothelial Dysfunction During Prolonged Sitting." Congratulations!
Contemporary Dance is Moving
As of July 1, 2013, IU Contemporary Dance will reside in the newly renamed Department of Theatre and Dance (currently the Department of Theatre and Drama). Students matriculating in the fall of 2014 will earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. Read more about the move and the program on the Contemporary Dance Website.
PESI Conference 2013
The Physical Education Summer Institute (PESI) will be held on June 18-20 at the North Wayne Elementary School, in Indianapolis, Indiana. This conference is co-sponsored by the Physical Education Teacher Education program at IU and the Indiana Department of Education. Read more about the PESI conference here.
Counsilman Center Creates 2012 Olympic Swimming Predictions
The Counsilman Center has created a document giving predictions on the 2012 Olympic swimming results.
Download a copy for yourself and use while watching the Olympics here.
Hammer & Nail 2012
The Indiana University Dance Theatre & The Student Composer Association present Hammer & Nail - April 13-14, 2012, The Buskirk-Chumley Theatre, 114 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN. Two Programs: Program A, 6:30 pm; Program B 8:30 pm. Admission is Free. Bring a non-perishable food item or make a cash contribution to DINE-DANCE-DONATE, a community food drive benefitting the Hoosier Hills Community Food Bank.
Download Hammer & Nail poster file here.
Williams Works with Ronald McDonald House Charities
Williams developed a six-week fitness program as part of FIT U 2012. His program is based on the CDC physical activity for childre guidelines. Fit U 2012 will host the MVP Pep Rally on March 22, 2012. MVP stands for Moderation, Variety, and Play. FIT U 2012 is sponsored by the Ronald McDonald House Charties Central Indiana.
Contemporary Voices Showcase "Here & Now" of Modern Dance
The performance Contemporary Voices will feature by guest artists Laurie Eisenhower, Larry Keigwin, Nicole Wolcott and Ben Munisteri, with new dances by Indiana University faculty members.