Archives for Kinesiology

Voting and Coolness, Lectures and Leadership

Faculty contributions beyond the classroom have been many during the past few weeks. Here's a sampling: On election day, Paul Brink, associate professor of political science, was a featured guest on the "John Hall and Kathy Eamons Show" at 5 o'clock p.m. for the Salem Network Radio affiliate in Pittsburgh, PA, to discuss a Christian approach to voting. Jonathan Gerber, assistant professor of psychology, Read full article »

Center for Balance, Mobility and Wellness Strengthens the Community . . . in More Ways than One

Sean Clark, far right, with a member and students at the Center for Balance, Mobility and Wellness. What began ten years ago as a great idea to restore and maintain health for older adults has grown into an effective clinic that reaches the North Shore and merges scholarship with practice. Directed by Sean Clark, associate professor of kinesiology and chair Read full article »

Summer Scholar: The Muscles of Music Performance

Peter Iltis, second from left, with Jeff Nelson, second from right, and colleagues at the Fearless Performance Advisory Group in July. Editor's note: This is part of a series of stories exploring what Gordon professors are up to in between semesters. Most people might not think about the intricate muscles around a musician's mouth as he or she plays the trumpet or French horn. Read full article »

Preparing Students to Go Global = A Winning Strategy

NEWS UPDATE: Since posting the below story (on April 12, 2012), Jessica Ventura went on to win a first place award in the Best Professional Paper category at the Northeast ASEE conference, which included a cash prize as well. To read her paper in its entirety, click here. Congratulations, Jessica. When Jessica Ventura, assistant professor of kinesiology, extended her research by teaching Read full article »