Kinesiology News Research

Study shows Oregon high schools lacking ‘best practices’ for athletic emergenices

Only 11 percent of those responding had implemented three primary “best-practice” recommendations for treating their student-athletes.

Alumni Kinesiology

Big dreams took him to bigger places

For a kama‘aina (local) from O‘ahu, the journey would comprise thousands of miles and a doctorate of physical therapy (DPT) degree. Grant says that he was never the smartest or the brightest but that he knew how to work hard. And so he set high goals – and went for them.

Public Health

Integrating athletic training and public health at OSU summit

In an effort to bridge athletic training and public health, the Athletic Training and Public Health Summit highlighted issues important to athletic trainers and introduced how a population approach has, or could be, used to promote preventive practices at the population level.

News Research

Injury prevention programs not widely used in high schools, study shows

Injury prevention programs can help reduce ankle, knee and other lower extremity injuries in sports, but the programs are not being widely used in high schools, a new study from Oregon State University has found.


Getting to know: Sam Johnson

“In terms of my teaching, I hope the students come out prepared and ready to provide quality care to their patients,” Sam says.

Faculty and Staff Kinesiology

Getting to know: Marc Norcross

“Be it teaching or research, my favorite part is the interaction with people – students, other faculty, participants – and the building of relationships,” Marc says.