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 […]
Faculty, students hit the slopes to research winter sport-In partnership with Carrabassett Ski and Snowboard Academy in Maine, Kinesiology Department Chair Disa Hatfield, Assistant Professor Jacob Earp, and two students hit the slopes over spring break to look at the metabolic demands of snowboard cross...
uri big thinker: robby delgado-Robby’s world encompasses much more than just classroom and the gridiron. He traveled to New Orleans on spring break to help people still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Katrina...
Tanzania, Africa Service Trip-URI kinesiology lecturer Karie Lee Orendorff created the trip three years ago after falling in love with Tanzania, best known as the home of Mount Kilimanjaro—the highest peak in Africa—and the national park where Jane Goodall studied chimpanzee behavior.
URI Kinesiology Alum Wins Research Award-Cortney Armitano, graduate class of 2013 was awarded the 2014 Graduate Student Research Investigator Award at the Eastern District Association of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference in Newport, Rhode Island on February 28th, 2014.
URI Big Thinker: Cassie Catlow-For junior Cassie Catlow, ice hockey is more than a sport – it’s a way of life. But she’s not just great at hockey. The kinesiology major has maintained a 3.85 grade point average at URI, and recently completed an internship at South County Orthopedics in South Kingstown.
URI Big Thinker: Emily Clapham-Determined to stop the epidemic of childhood obesity, Kinesiology Professor Emily Clapham is leading a fitness transformation and taking the “new” physical education to the next generation of PE teachers.
URI Big Thinker: Justin Resendes ’13-As a boy, University of Rhode Island senior Justin Resendes dreamed of playing professional soccer, and as an all-state honoree and captain of his high school team, he seemed well on his way to achieving his goal. Now his big idea is coaching in Major League Soccer.
uri big thinker: destiny chearino’12-Destiny Chearino is a student of the class of 2012. Destiny loved karate as a child, earned her black belt at age 11, and traveled as far a Italy to compete. But her desire for longer-lasting challenges with full physical contact motivated her to walk into a gym near her home and pick up a pair of boxing gloves.