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Milestone in Movement: U-M Research Helps Children with Down Syndrome Walk Earlier

School of Kinesiology researchers find that children with Down syndrome, who walk on a miniature treadmill everyday, are walking three-six months sooner than the average child with Down syndrome. March 19, 2019. #5-15mins #Kinesiology #web-article #SchoolofKinesiology #Society #Health/Wellness #Research #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Children #downsyndrome


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Preserving Shoulder Function in Breast Cancer Patients

School of Kinesiology Associate Professor David Lipps and his team examine three different types of reconstructive surgeries to determine how each influence long-term shoulder function in breast cancer survivors. November 19, 2018. #5-15mins #Kinesiology #web-article #SchoolofKinesiology #Health/Wellness #Biology #Cancer #healthcare #DavidLipps


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Adaptive Sports on Campus

Michigan Medicine Associate Professor of Family Medicine Oluwaferanmi Okanlami initiates a top-flight adaptive sports program with an initial focus on wheelchair basketball. November 29, 2018. #5-15mins #Kinesiology #web-article #SchoolofKinesiology #Society #Health/Wellness #SportsMedicine #Disability #SpaceScience #OluwaferanmiOkanlami


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Thinking on Their Feet

In a recent piece from the U-M News series, "This is Michigan: Stories of Our State," AES/MOVESCI associate professor Rebecca Hasson discusses the Interrupting Prolonged sitting with ACTivity initiative to integrate short bursts of exercise during school. December 4, 2018. #5-15-mins #Kinesiology #web-article #SchoolofKinesiology #Health/Wellness #Athletics #Education #Kinesiology #SportsMedicine #RebeccaHasson


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Why You Won't Hear City Council Use the "A Word" in New Arena Talks

U-M Sports Management Professor Mark Rosentraub consults with Calagary in their bid to replace the Saddledome, a prime area used for many NHL tournaments. February 12, 2019. #5-15mins #Kinesiology #web-article #SchoolofKinesiology #Business #Athletics #Economics #UrbanPlanning #MarkRosentraub


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Facebook-MLB Streaming Partnership Seen as a Business Success, Despite Backlash

Director of U-M Center for Sports Marketing Professor Dae Hee Kwak comments that the Facebook scandal wouldn't decrease demand for live streaming content, especially with their new MLB partnership. February 20, 2019. #DaeHeeKwak #5-15mins #Kinesiology #web-article #SchoolofKinesiology #Technology #Society #Athletics #SocialMedia ​​​​​​​​​ ​


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Treadmill Desks Don't Hinder Thinking But Can Hamper Memory

School of Kinesiology researchers find that working memory isn’t as efficient when using a treadmill workstation as when sitting or standing; thus, choosing particular tasks when using a treadmill desk is important. September 10, 2018. #5-15mins #Kinesiology #web-article #SchoolofKinesiology #HealthandWellness #SpaceScience #Athletics #WeiyunChen ​​​​​​​​