Kinesiology News

Ask an Expert: Kinesiology Tape

It first appeared in the public eye at the 2008 Summer Olympics. We wondered about the black lines stretched at bizarre angles across the bodies of the world’s best athletes. It took a few days for announcers and viewers alike to figure out that the tape twisting across the shoulder of gold medal volleyball player […]

Dr. Michael Turner to Direct Healthy Aging Research Academy (HARA)

The College of Health and Human Services is proud to announce that Dr. Michael Turner, Associate Professor of Kinesiology, will be taking on the role as Director of the Healthy Aging Research Academy (HARA). Dr. Turner is not only a natural fit for this position because his research focuses on the intersection of cardiovascular functioning, […]

Dr. Scott Gordon to Give Healthy Aging Seminar in China

Dr. Scott Gordon, Chair of the Department of Kinesiology, is travelling to Shanghai, China in early November to participate in an editorial board meeting for the Journal of Sport and Health Science. While there, he will also give a seminar at the Shanghai University of Sport (SUS) entitled, “Chronic Disease in the United States: ‘Fitting […]

Kinesiology Chair to participate in N.C. Research Campus conference

Scott Gordon, chair of the Department of Kinesiology, will participate in the 2013 Kannapolis Scholar’s Conference on Lifespan and Nutrition for Health and Vitality, scheduled for Friday, July 26, at the Murdock Core Laboratory Building in Kannapolis. Gordon will be part of the roundtable “Midlife Nutritional Intervention: Is it too Late to Benefit from Good […]