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ZernickeRon Functional adaptation of bone to physiological stimuli (exercise, disuse, diet, and disease); bone-cartilage interactions in post-traumatic osteoarthritis; biomechanical mechanisms underlying control of normal and pathological movements.
YenLouis Worksite health; population health management; health risks; health care costs; and productivity.
UlrichBeverly Dynamic systems theory, development of motor control, gait (modeling, kinematics), spina bifida, Down syndrome, infants and children.
UlrichDale Motor behavior and development in infants and children with Down syndrome and autism, assessment of motor behavior and performance in children, designing and testing interventions to maximize physical activity, motor skill development, community participation, and quality of life in children with Down syndrome and autism.
SzymanskiStefan Sports management and economics; sport history, culture and society; European sport and the internationalization of sport; international sports federations and the governance of sport.
SeidlerRachael Neural control of movement, motor learning, brain imaging, and aging.
RosentraubMark Economic, community, and social development; urban policy, management, and administration; public finance; the economics and management of sports; tourism, amenities, social and economic development; regional and local governance.
RobinsonLeah E.   •  Assessment of motor performance and physical activity along with the implementation of evidence-based interventions to maximize physical activity, motor skills, and physical health and development in pediatric populations.   •  The effect of evidence-based interventions on school/academic readiness and cognitive outcomes.
Palmieri-SmithRiann Neuromuscular consequences of joint injury relating to arthrogenic muscle inhibition; mechanisms of post-traumatic osteoarthritis
ODonnellMichael 1. The relationship between health risks, medical costs and other financial outcomes at the organization and national level; 2. What works best in health promotion.
MooreDavid Consumer behavior; marketing sports participation and healthy lifestyles
MeehanSean Motor control & learning; brain imaging; Non-invasive brain stimulation (TMS); Rehabilitation post-stroke.
McLeanScott Mechanisms of non-contact ACL injury; Gender dimorphic contributions to injury risk; Maturation contributions to evolving knee joint health; IMU-based assessment of warfighter performance in the field.
LongJudith Grant   1.  The intersection of sports, tourism, city planning and economic development   2.  Finance and delivery of sports and touristic infrastructures via public-private partnerships   3.  Planning for sports and tourism mega-projects, with a current focus the Olympic Games   4.  Assessing and improving host city experiences and outcomes   5.  Fieldwork-based teaching models, studio pedagogy
KwakDae Hee Sport Consumer Behavior, Sport Consumer Psychology, Sport Media Behavior, and Cognitive Biases and Emotion.
HorowitzJeff Regulation of fuel mobilization and oxidation and the impact of this regulation on human health
HeinzeKathryn Organizational and institutional change, sport and social issues
HassonRebecca Causes and consequences of childhood obesity in multiethnic populations.
GrossMelissa Behavioral biomechanics; musculoskeletal biomechanics; functional ability.
GatesDeanna Biomechanics, rehabilitation, prosthetic and orthotics, control of repetitive movements, nonlinear dynamics.
FortRod Sport economics; regulation; microeconomics
FerrisDaniel Biomechanics, neuromechanical control, locomotion, prosthetics, robotic exoskeletons, rehabilitation, mobile brain imaging
ChenWeiyun   •  Innovative curriculum models.  •  Constructivist-oriented and standards-based instructions  •  Standards-based assessments.  •  Pre-service teachers’ subject matter competency.  •  Physical activity promotion  •  Students’ motor skill competency and physical fitness.  •  Students’ knowledge of nutrition and healthy eating habits.  •  Relationship of physical activity to emotional health and cognitive abilities.
CarteeGreg Exercise, diet, and age effects on insulin signaling and glucose metabolism in skeletal muscle.
BrownSusan Motor coordination, Aging, Stroke, Cerebral Palsy, Rehabilitation.
BroglioSteven Sports medicine: mild traumatic brain injury prevention, biomechanics, assessment, and treatment, postural control.
BorerKatarina Exercise endocrinology: the hormonal, metabolic, and psychophysical consequences of acute exercise-associated energy expenditure; hormonal, metabolic and cardiovascular effects of training in aging.
BabiakKathy Organizational theory, interorganizational relationships, strategic alliances, relationship marketing, Olympic sport.
ArmstrongKetra Sports marketing; sport consumer behavior; impact of race and/or gender on sport consumption; sport behaviors of women and consumers of African descent.

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