Movement Science

Faculty-student research team tests shoes, running economy

Since the spring, Jordan Juzwiak, a senior majoring in exercise science, has spent hours monitoring runners on a treadmill to determine if the shoes they are wearing improve their running economy.

Oct 12, 2018


Students help Red Wings prepare for season through fitness tests during preseason camps

Forty-one Grand Valley exercise science and athletic training students helped 72 Detroit Red Wings players prepare for their new season during the team's preseason development camp in September. The students assisted Red Wings staff and Ross Sherman, associate professor of exercise science, conduct medical examinations and test the physical fitness of players.

Oct 9, 2018


Injury Care Clinic sees increase in visits

The clinic provides free injury care and preventative treatments for students, faculty and staff members.

Feb 27, 2018


New departments 'Certified Healthy'

Four new departments were recognized as "Certified Healthy" by the Health and Wellness team.

Feb 19, 2018


Wellness Summit, Walk with President planned in October

The first Wellness Summit on campus will be held on Wednesday, October 4, from 2-8 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center, second floor.

Sep 27, 2017


GVSU study: activity-permissible classrooms lead to more student engagement

The typical classroom has taken the same shape for more than 200 years with students sitting in rows and columns of desks facing the front of the classroom while the teacher progresses through a lesson plan. A newly published study by Grand Valley researchers argues that this classroom design may not be the most beneficial for students and teachers.

Aug 18, 2017


Athletic training major donates bone marrow

More than a year after getting her cheek swabbed at a Michigan Blood booth, Alexis French learned she was a perfect match to donate her bone marrow and potentially save a 7-year-old girl's life.

Aug 10, 2017


Professor participates in March for Science

John Kilbourne, professor of movement science, participated in the March for Science in Washington, D.C, held on Earth Day, April 22.

Apr 24, 2017


Event will honor former student athletes

Four former Grand Valley student athletes or club sport members will be honored at the annual Celebrate Women in Sport and Physical Activity event, set for February 18 at the Fieldhouse.

Feb 8, 2017