FALL 2020 SPORTS MEDICINE & MOVEMENT LAB NEWSLETTER
Two Sports Medicine and Movement Lab students awarded scholarships from National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation
Kyle Wasserberger and Kevin Giordano were selected by the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation to receive scholarships.
Wasserberger was selected by the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation to receive a Challenge Scholarship for 2020. The program awards $2,000 to NSCA members seeking either an undergraduate or graduate degree in a strength and conditioning-related field.
Giordano was named a recipient of the association’s Vitalyon Foundation Scholarship. The Vitalyon Foundation’s mission is to inspire young adults to make informed decisions about their health, improve their athletic performance, and pursue careers in the health and wellness industry. The Vitalyon Foundation has partnered with the NSCA Foundation to provide NSCA National Conference attendance (registration, domestic airfare, lodging and meal per diem) to one recipient annually.
Two undergraduate research students participate in COSAM Research Fair
Undergraduate students Molly Cassidy and Luke Maddox presented their research at the COSAM Research Fair.
Their abstracts can be viewed at https://cosamresearchfair.weebly.com/abstracts.html.
Kyle Wasserberger records podcast with UNLV on Baseball Biomechanics
Kyle Wasserberger is a PhD student and research assistant in the Sports Medicine and Movement Laboratory. His research interests include performance enhancement and mechanisms of injury in athletes with an emphasis on baseball and softball players. He recently recorded a podcast for UNLV's PhD Podcast series. You can listen to it here:
Regan Shaw featured in Auburn University's Student Research Spotlight
Regan Shaw, whose research in the Sports Medicine and Movement Lab focuses on injury prevention in softball athletes, was featured in the university's Student Research Spotlight.
Her project, “Comparison of Knee Valgus During the Single Leg Squat and Softball Pitch,” won first place in the category, University-Wide Undergraduate Student Winners in Human Sciences, Social Sciences, Creative Arts and Humanities, during the 2020 Auburn Research: Virtual Student Symposium.
Read more about Regan on the Student Research Spotlight.