A current multidisciplinary initiative led by Carolina’s Jason Mihalik is tracking neurological function in elite warfighters. In August 2008, high school athlete Matthew Gfeller sustained a fatal traumatic brain injury during his first varsity football game. One year later, Matthew’s … Continued
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Carolina professor Claudio Battaglini traded in a career coaching world-class athletes to train cancer patients and survivors, helping them live longer and healthier lives. Cathy Huffman was never an exercise person, and she was never a support group person, either. … Continued
The University Gazette recently published this Q&A with Jonathan Jensen, assistant professor of sport administration in the department of exercise and sport science. For the feature, “Carolina People,” Jensen talks about his research, and about his upcoming trip to the winter Olympics.
Johna Register-Mihalik is an assistant professor in the department of exercise and sport science within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. She is also a faculty member of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center and the Injury Prevention Research Center. Her research focuses on the prevention, education, consequences, and clinical management of recreation- and sport-related traumatic brain injury.
We spend a third of each day at work, many of us sitting at a desk or at a computer. This inactivity is so bad for us that some health experts have declared that “sitting is the new smoking.” If you’ve resolved to exercise more in 2018, check out these tips from Abbie Smith-Ryan, associate professor in the department of exercise and sport science in the College of Arts & Sciences, to share 10 ways to make your workout part of your workday.