There’s a lot of research about the link between motor development and lifelong physical activity, and the importance of fundamental motor skill development in young children especially.
More than 2,500 miles away, Oregon State is never far from mind
The Honors College has selected of CPHHS Associate Professor Sam Logan as the 2020 Margaret and Thomas Meehan Honors College Eminent Mentor.
Winston Kennedy, a third-year PhD student in the kinesiology program, discusses his research.
For the first month and a half after receiving a modified toy car designed for children with disabilities, the kids and their families seemed motivated to use driving as a means of exploration and socialization. But in the month and a half after that, most kids’ driving time fell off to almost nothing. Sam Logan, […]
Shortly after Winston Kennedy, DPT began practicing physical therapy in Florida, he became discouraged by the lack of physical activity opportunities for his patients with chronic health issues. “It got to the point where the only physical activity many of my patients were getting was through physical therapy,” Winston says. “I wanted to know why […]