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VR cave assembled

A virtual reality cave is coming to the STAR Health Sciences Complex! Neuroscientist John Jeka, who chairs the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, and his research team investigates how the nervous system uses sensory information (vision, inner ear) to...

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PT grad helps Indiana Pacers stay healthy

Athletic trainers and physical therapists prepare (and repair) athletes for the challenges of sports competition. For University of Delaware physical therapy alumnus Carl Eaton, his tall task is to ready his team to compete against some of the greatest athletes in the...

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Vinny Cardinale doesn’t let leg prosthesis slow him down

Life can change in an instant. For Bob Carpenter Center Events Staff member Vinny Cardinale, that instant came on a Monday in September 2013. After working as a garbage truck driver for 12 years in his hometown of Long Island, Cardinale moved to Delaware six years ago...

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STAR Tower to reach its apex in August

DELAWARE ONLINE — The STAR Tower under construction in Newark will reach its highest point next month. Developer Delle Donne & Associates will hold a private topping off ceremony Aug. 22 for the new 150-foot structure at University of Delaware’s Science,...

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7 mistakes every runner makes when stretching

Stretching, it seems, can be a controversial topic. So Runner's World interviewed our Anthony Carroll (Physical Therapy) and (North Boulder Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation) to get their expert opinions. Read the...

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Groundbreaking of Newark Regional Transportation Center

State of Delaware, UD, Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO) and Amtrak leaders were on hand for the groundbreaking of the Newark Regional Transportation Center, which will make STAR Campus much more accessible by train. The News Journal, WDEL, 6ABC, WDDE,...

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Adaptive fitness program helps create independence

The YMCA's “Y for All” adaptive fitness program hopes to reduce limitations for people who have physical challenges or disabilities. Delaware Online covered the program and interviewed our Iva Obrusnikova. The Behavioral Health and Nutrition researcher specializes in...

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