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Dr. Mansell now Delegate for Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society

Congratulations to Dr. Jamie Mansell (PhD Class of 2012), an Assistant Professor of Athletic Training within the Department of Kinesiology at Temple University for being appointed as the Philadelphia County delegate for the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers' Society. In this role, Dr. Mansell will serve as a liason between representatives of the Pennyslvania Athletic Trainers' Society and the Philadelphia community. In this role. Dr.

Posted:  January 23, 2015

Dr. Jeka receives US patent for TreadSense

Congratulations to Dr. John Jeka, Professor & Department Chair of Kinesiology for the recent patent awarded by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for his TreadSense product. TreadSense combines three technologies (a treadmill, a webcam, and computer modeling of the human body) into one device that provides feedback as to how an individual is moving. This device is incredibly helpful in rehabilitation settings, helping people to re-learn how to safely walk following an injury. 

Posted:  October 21, 2014

Undergraduate Research Project Published

Julieann Berg, class of 2014 graduate major in kinesiology with a concentration in pre-health professions, was published this month in the Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences. Her paper summarizes the results of her 2013 Temple University Diamond Scholars Research project in which she explored the effects of music on locomotor performance in elementary school age children. This project was conducted under the guidance and mentorship of Dr.

Posted:  October 9, 2014

Erica Tibbetts wins AASP grant

Erica Tibbetts, a doctoral student in sport and exercise psychology studying with Dr. Michael Sachs, won the Oglesby-Snyder Grant for Equity and Cultural Diversity from the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. These funds will  defray costs affiliated with her dissertation research exploring the experience and health of incarcerated women when provided a

Posted:  September 19, 2014

Temple Kinesiology Faculty Accept the #IceBucketChallenge!

On Thursday, August 21, 2014, Temple Kinesiology alumni and current faculty members Drs. Jamie Mansell (M.S. in Kinesiology concentration in Athletic Training in '04  and Ph.D. in Kinesiology in '12), Tom Rooney (Ph.D. in Kinesiology '87), and Anne Russ (M.S. in Kinesiology with a concentration in athletic training 2008 and Ph.D. in Kinesiology in 2012) accepted the ice bucket challenge presented to them by alumna Megan Oxenford (B.S. in Kinesiology '09, M.S. in Kinesiology '12).

Posted:  August 21, 2014

Kat Longshore works with LAX team

Kat Longshore, a second year Ph.D. student in Sport Psychology, has been tapped to work with Temple's Lacrosse team as their mental skills coach.  A life long dream of her's since the 7th grade, Kat is helping Lacrosse athletes improve their game while she is improving her own expertise.  It is a win-win situation.  To read the article in the Temple Times, click here.

Posted:  March 20, 2014

Dr. John Jeka awarded Distinguished Alumna Award

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Dr. John Jeka was chosen as the 2014 Distinguished Alumna of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. His professional accomplishments, since he graduated from FAU with a Ph.D. in Center for Complex Systems & Brain Sciences were noted as a source of much pride for the College and thus served as the source and recognition through this award.   Every year on the evening before spring Commencement, distinguished alumni from each of FAU’s colleges are honored for their outstanding accomplishments.Dr.

Posted:  February 9, 2014