Commencement 2022-Congratulations to Caroline Eastus, Daniel Baez, Kaitlyn Lyons, Jillian Cidras, Shelley Oliveira Barbosa, Kaitlin Millicker, Kendra Graham, and Ray Williamson for receiving their M.S. degrees!
2022 Academic Health Collaborative (AHC) Student Research Award Winners-Daniel Baez (MS ’22, Research Mentor: Dr. Adami) and Caroline Eastus (MS ’22, Research Mentor: Dr. Adami) were honored for their significant contribution to health research with an AHC Student Research Award. Daniel’s research project “COVID-19 restrictions induced higher reduction in physical activity and quality of life in smokers with normal pulmonary function than smokers […]
National Biomechanics Day on April 6-Drs. Susan D’Andrea and Ryan Chapman, with the help from KIN graduate students, organized URI’s National Biomechanics Day to demonstrate how biomechanics is used to better understand biology in the physical world and make contributions to human movement and performance. Students from South Kingstown High School and Coventry High School were invited to experience the […]
Lisa Vincent Assists Boston Renegades Win!-Lisa Vincent is a linebacker for the Boston Renegades, who recently won their sixth Women’s Football Alliance title on July 24, 2021. The trip to the championship game was taken in style. Patriots owner, Robert Kraft, loaned the Patriots team plane to fly the Renegades to Ohio. Vincent and her teammates take seriously their commitment […]
The Center for Health and Human Performance-Love it or hate it, most people are familiar with their BMI (body mass index) score. Yet experts agree that the BMI is lacking when it comes to providing an accurate overall picture of health and fitness.
Congratulations to Dr. Alessandra Adami-Congratulations to Dr. Adami who received a ATS Foundation grant award for her research on "Determinants of 5-year Progression of Muscle Dysfunction and Inactivity in COPD Patients".
NEACSM 2018-“On November 8th & 9th 2018, students, faculty and alumni represented URI at the New England American College of Sports Medicine conference in Providence, Rhode Island. During the conference URI students and faculty attended lectures, and professional workshops linked to the conference’s theme, “From Alpha to Omega: Human Performance Across the Lifespan.” URI’s research was on display with […]