New research by Dr. Stephen Carter from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has been published in Experimental Physiology showing how exercise might improve health by increasing gut bacterial diversity. Bacteria, often synonymous with infection and disease, may have an unfair reputation. Research indicates there are as many, if not more, bacterial cells in our… Read more »
Tyler Neimeyer, a recent M.S. graduate from the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, has received the Future Scholars Award from The Academy of Leisure Sciences (TALS). The purpose of the TALS Future Scholars Program is to provide graduate students who are interested in pursuing a doctorate in an area related to recreation and leisure studies… Read more »
Last summer, Dr. Kirk Grand was hired to be the assistant sprint coach for both the men’s and women’s swimming teams. Along with his hiring to the swimming staff, Grand was also appointed the Associate Director of the Counsilman Center for the Science of Swimming.
Indiana University Bloomington was recently named as one of the four best schools for Outstanding Sports Management and Athletic Administration Faculty by Bschools.org. In addition, its list of 19 exceptional professors in this field featured four professors at Indiana University and two professors at other schools who hold PhDs in Sports Management from IU. Check… Read more »
Dr. Keisuke Kawata was awarded the first-place award at the recent Military Health System Research Symposium Young Investigator Competition. His research “Association of Increased Serum S100B Levels with High School Football Subconcussive Head Impacts” took the top prize in a very large field of competitors. According to Dr. Patricia Reilly of the U.S. Army Medical… Read more »
Repetitive mild head impacts in sports (sub-concussions) are becoming a major public health concern because long-term exposure to these head impacts may have the potential to cause severe brain disorder in later life. A recent study by Dr. Keisuke Kawata at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington, published in the prestigious Journal of Neurotrauma, measured a… Read more »
The Indiana University School of Public Health Professional Athletic Training Program has been awarded scholarship funding that will provide aspiring students with financial assistance to improve their professional background and skills. The award provides funding for the Professional Athletic Training Program to select one or several students to use this assistance to attend a professional… Read more »
Kinesiology doctoral Student Daehyoung Lee has been awarded the Indiana University John H. Edwards Fellowship. One of the IU’s most prestigious academic awards, the fellowship provides funding for 3 graduate students yearly. A university-wide committee selects the fellows from nominations made by the deans of all departments and professional schools at IU that award terminal… Read more »
The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington has launched a new Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) degree program. Application for the new program opens this month (August) for enrollment in the summer 2019 semester The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program is a two-year professional health degree program that prepares students… Read more »
Dr. Jack Raglin, a kinesiology professor at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington was recently featured in the Hufflines Institute podcast. His work is primarily focussed on sports psychology and the podcast discusses his recent work with the placebo effect and how it can be used in exercise.