Movement Science

Exercise science lab adjusts so students can still attain crucial competency

Steve Glass said he may use some of the adjustments made for the pandemic in future labs.

May 7, 2021


Dancing for life: GVSU physical education experts say coaxing K-12 students' dance creativity in class can encourage lifelong movement

The approach strays from conventional methods for teaching dance in physical education classes.

Mar 25, 2021


A faculty member's involvement in improving a community park gives sport management students a glimpse at future

Jon Coles, assistant professor of sport management, is heading an effort to improve a Big Rapids park. Coles is sharing with students his experiences in fundraising, project management and more.

Dec 9, 2020


Athletic training, physical therapy graduate helps players for NFL's San Francisco 49ers perform at highest level

Taylor Witczak said the strong Grand Valley network has played a key role in his career.

Oct 7, 2020


GVSU Injury Care Clinic adds virtual appointments to its services

The clinic, which has steadily grown through the years, offers a variety of free services, from injury evaluation to professional referrals, to the entire campus community.

Sep 14, 2020


Eyebrow smiles and social distance: Faculty members enjoy connecting with students, regardless of setting

Whether teaching courses in-person or remotely, Grand Valley faculty members said it felt good to connect with students and reported a smooth start to the semester.

Sep 4, 2020


Scholarship fund created in memory of longtime athletic trainer, graduate

Daniel Chappell was a dedicated mentor to Grand Valley athletic training students. He worked for decades with student athletes at a West Michigan high school.

Aug 21, 2020


Advanced technology or technology doping? GVSU expert's research key part of running shoe debate ahead of Olympics

The research of Kyle Barnes, assistant professor of exercise science, has been widely referenced.

Feb 20, 2020


Graduate receives award for saving life of high school hockey player

Eric Schwab, an athletic trainer, restored the pulse of a teen who collapsed at hockey practice.

Feb 12, 2020


Student Success Network expands three-fold based on good results

Following good results from the pilot year, the Student Success Network has expanded to include all first-year students.

Feb 10, 2020