At the Max Orovitz Laboratories, Drs. Joseph Signorile and Moataz Eltoukhy and their graduate students, Meng Ni (now a post-doctoral researcher at Harvard University), Anoop Balachandran (now a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Florida), and Melanie Potiaumpai and Jeonghoon Oh, have been working on interventions and evaluation tools to improve physical function and joie de vivre in persons with Parkinson’s disease. Their initial studies, “Comparative impact of power training and high-speed […]
Guardrails is a service based research project based out of the University of Miami. We work to reduce the incidence of chronic diseases by encouraging healthy standards of behavior which act as guardrails, forcing a conscious redirection towards wellness and health optimization.
Dr. Tywan Martin and Dr. Warren Whisenant from the Sport Administration Programs along with Dr. Kysha Harriell and Justin Tatman from the Athletic Training Program, have teamed up to examine Concussions in Sports in order to integrate knowledge from our two fields to increase concussion awareness and improve sport safety. The first projected surveyed the perceptions of concussions by key athletic personnel, the perceived impact of concussions on high school participation rates, […]
A joint collaboration between the Departments of Kinesiology and Sport Sciences, and Teaching and Learning, project Transformative Robotics Experience for Elementary Students (TREES), aims to build elementary age students’ content knowledge in robotics and computer science more broadly by fostering their disciplinary engagement and participation within a humanoid robots-programming environment. Fourth and fifth grade students from a collaborating school will participate in a semester long course with a final project that involves bringing the […]