Dr. Bonita Marks is the invited featured speaker at the United States Tennis Association (USTA)Boys and Girls Zonal Team Championships being held at the Cary Tennis Center, NC on July 26th, 4-6 pm. The topic will be on Recovery in … Continued
Dr. Bonita Marks was recently elected as chair for the American College of Sports Medicine’s Special Interest Group (SIG) on Aging during their annual conference held in Denver Colorado in June 2011. It is a 3-year appointment. She will be … Continued
Dr. Edgar Shields, Jr. Associate Professor in Sport Administration and Director of the Graduate Studies and Graduate Admissions in Exercise and Sport Science will serve as interim chair during a research leave for Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz. Dr. Shields will serve … Continued
Dr. Erianne Allen Weight will be joining the Sport Administration faculty at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill in the fall after serving as an assistant professor in Sport Management at Bowling Green State University for five years. She … Continued
EXSS Sports Medicine Research Laboratory and the work of Dr. Joseph Myers and Saki Oyama, Ph.D student are featured in an article, “Diamond Heels go high-tech”. The SMRL is leading a study on baseball pitchers using a Vicon motion analysis … Continued
Jason Mihalik was recently interviewed on NCAA.org about the work he and his collegues are doing in concussion research. See the full interview.
The 2011 CSRI conference will be held April 20-22 at the William C. Friday Center for Continuing Education on the campus of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. This student-run conference is hosted by the College Sport Research Institute and … Continued
The New York Times profiles Dr. Mueller’s efforts to log catastrophic youth football injuries nationwide. He spends his days contacting coaches to learn more about the circumstances of the player’s death in a mission to change rules and procedures to save lives. Read … Continued
The New York Times profiles Dr. Guskiewicz’s concussion research and prevention at the Gfeller Center. Dr. Guskiewicz uses Helmet Impact Telemetry (HIT) in football player’s helmets to monitor potentially life-threatening head-on impacts. With this information, trainers can help players avoid … Continued
We’re proud to announce the launch of of new Department website. The update goes beyond adding a fresh look. We’ll now be able to quickly post news, photos, and videos to our section.