College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Potteiger Weighs in on Whether Size Matters in Football

Date: February 1, 2013

Just in time for the Super Bowl, Graduate Dean and MOV colleague Jeff Potteiger's research received prominent mention in a Smithsonian online publication. See http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/Obesity-Could-Be-the-True-Killer-for-Football-Players-188360801.html

Dean Potteiger recently published a study tracking the increases in size of football players over the period 1942 to 2011 through improved training and nutritional methods.

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