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News articles categorized as: Research

New patent perfects muscle mitochondria test for diseased populations

September 7, 2017
Professor Kevin McCully's device makes it easier to diagnose and treat problems such as fatigue, muscle weakness, peripheral vascular disease and heart failure.

Kinesiology professor helps researchers go digital to increase kids' physical activity

September 6, 2017
Children ages 6 to 10 will wear a personal fitness tracker and set physical fitness goals.

Georgia legislators, staff get update on concussion research

August 28, 2017
This year's federal legislative retreat featured a stop at the indoor football practice facility for a kinesiology presentation.

Professor named president-elect of school psychology society

August 24, 2017
Scott Ardoin was recently named president-elect of the Society for the Study of School Psychology, a nonprofit organization focused on recognizing and supporting scholarship and research.

Research examines the creative process for a hit TV show

August 7, 2017
Findings from a recent presentation could have wider implications throughout the entertainment industry.

Doctoral student recognized for research on Latina psychologists

July 12, 2017
Brooke Rappaport, who is studying for her Ph.D. in counseling psychology, received the Student Scholar Latina Award for Section III, Division 35, of the American Psychological Association.

Professor wins fellowship to study college access among rural black students

June 26, 2017
Darris Means, an assistant professor in the department of counseling and human development services, is one of 30 chosen as a 2017 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow.

Program explores links between language and social justice

June 21, 2017
WIDA researcher visits College to see middle school program, share vision for organization.

Faculty member works to spread word about heat-related illness

June 16, 2017
Bud Cooper, clinical associate professor in the department of kinesiology, is one of several professionals behind The Heat Factor, a new website dedicated to sharing information about heat-related illness.

Presidential Scholars event highlights UGA connections

June 13, 2017
The first-ever awards program honors a College alumna, while a new partnership with UGA houses the Scholars' archive.

New grant uses abstraction as a guiding principle for learning

May 31, 2017
Science education assistant professor Daniel Capps receives $449,849 NSF grant to enhance how students and teachers can learn about the nature of scientific models.

Passion for education helps student sew new skills

May 4, 2017
Doctoral student Ashley Nylin enhances student teacher learning and community partnerships.

Professor's summer residency will help improve literacy in Mexico

May 2, 2017
Misha Cahnmann-Taylor will use art, poetry and theater to engage community members in Guanajuato, Mexico in literacy education this summer.

Exploring microaggression in science education

April 24, 2017
Science education professor Mary Atwater receives $229,061 NSF grant to conduct transformative research in racial microaggression.

Skip the soda, opt for the stairs to feel more energized

April 21, 2017
A midday jolt of caffeine isn't as powerful as walking up and down some stairs, according to new research from the University of Georgia.

It's not love, it's not hateā€”it's just 'like'

April 19, 2017
UGA researcher delves into the many meanings behind a totally tubular word.

Summer camps help kids gain physical, mental strength

April 13, 2017
Exercise, athletic training and creative writing offered through the UGA College of Education

Kinesiology professor recognized for work with undergraduate research

March 30, 2017
Kevin McCully will be honored by CURO in April for his research mentorship and commitment to students.

Exchanging expertise

March 16, 2017
UGA and Russian faculty develop new studies and teaching materials for second language learners.

Researchers develop test to evaluate muscle health

March 15, 2017
New low-cost tool evaluates individuals with neurological injuries and illnesses.