Kinesiology Research

Barefoot and minimal shoes may increase injury risk in young runners

OSU-Cascades kinesiology researchers find increased impact forces

Faculty and Staff Kinesiology News

Kinesiology professor tapped as interim dean

Christine Pollard to serve as interim dean of academic affairs for OSU-Cascades beginning on June 1.

Kinesiology News Research

Look beyond the novelty

A six-week transition period did not help wearers adjust to “maximal” running shoes, indicating that increased impact forces and loading rates caused by the shoe design do not change over time.

Features Research

Finding the ideal running shoe

Christine Pollard has made it her personal mission to better understand how to help runners prevent injury and find their ideal running shoe.

Kinesiology Students

OSU-Cascades: Hands-on experience

Under the supervision of physical therapists and lab staff, the interns study movement, identify inefficiencies and provide recommendations designed to decrease stress on the musculoskeletal structures in the body.


OSU-Cascades Student Spotlight: Britney Galles, Kinesiology

“I really want to help people,” says OSU-Cascades KIN senior Britney Galles. “When I think about what I want to do most – that’s it.”