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Distinguished Lecture Series
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DELAWARE BUSINESS TIMES — As the University of Delaware’s Science, Technology & Advanced Research (STAR) Campus continues to grow, Kathleen Matt gets reflective. One of the early visionaries of the STAR Campus with former UD President Patrick Harker, Matt grew up...read more
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...read more
Kinesiology and Applied Physiology assistant professor Thomas Buckley joined WDEL to discuss the chronic traumatic encephalopathy study on former NFL players, which is making national headlines. Listen to the...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
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,...read more
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...read more
DELAWARE ONLINE — Two women helping to lead Delaware's future economic growth in the fields of science and technology will headline this year's Inspiring Women in STEM Conference on Oct. 18. Kathleen Matt, dean of University of Delaware's College of Health Sciences,...read more
Our Dave Edwards (Kinesiology & Applied Physiology) joined James Morrison of Delaware Public Media to discuss how his research team is combating chronic kidney disease with exercise. The leading cause of death among people with chronic kidney disease is...read more
Variation in care is the physical therapy profession’s greatest challenge, Maley Lecturer Tara Manal says
PT in Motion News — Physical therapy cannot move forward as a profession until those who practice it resolve the issue of unwarranted variation in practice. Tara Jo Manal, PT, DPT, FAPTA, in her delivery of the 22nd John H. P. Maley Lecture, was unequivocal in sending...read more
When you don't have access to a lab with motion capture technology, you can still analyze movements to improve sports technique. We look at how to properly serve a volleyball and enhance performance by studying video data. Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. student Nicole...read more
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