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UConn student Alex Badalucco leads a "knot" activity involving team building skills, during the Read & Raise recognition event April 23. (Shawn Kornegay/UConn Photo)

UConn Celebrates Young Readers

The top performers in a reading initiative for Hartford Public School students were recognized on campus for their achievements on Monday.

Rebecca Stearns a Ph. D student in kinesiology on April 3, 2012. (Max Sinton/UConn Photo)

Class of 2012: Rebecca Stearns

Ph.D. candidate Rebecca Stearns is working to protect young athletes from injury.

Bottle of water being poured into a glass.

Even Mild Dehydration Can Alter Mood

Recent studies out of UConn’s Human Performance Laboratory show that even mild dehydration can cause headaches, concentration problems, and fatigue.

Current DPT Student Gregory Sabo gets hands-on instruction from UConn Health Center physical therapist Gregg Gomlinski as part of his clinical experience. (Shawn Kornegay/UConn Photo)

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Achieves National Accreditation

In the first review since its inception, the professional doctorate program was lauded for a high licensure pass rate and a 100 percent employment rate for its graduates.

Exercise Genomics Book by Linda Pescatello

Understanding How Genes Affect the Response to Exercise

A new book co-edited by a UConn researcher explores the use of genetic information to tailor exercise interventions to maximize health outcomes.

2011 Board of Trustees Distinguished Professors Carl Maresh and John Morris at the UConn Foundation on Oct. 25. (Sean Flynn/UConn Photo)

The University’s Highest Honor

Two faculty members were honored this week as the 2011 Board of Trustees Distinguished Professors, the University's highest honor for faculty.

A Timex Global Trainer GPS Unit.

Timex Partners with Korey Stringer Institute to Improve Athletic Training

The partnership will carry out research with athletes to enhance performance and safety in a variety of sports.

Heat stroke football

Heat Stroke and Exercising in the Summer

Much can be done to prevent tragic deaths from heat stroke on the athletic field.

Jeffrey S. Volek, associate professor of kinesiology, UConn (left) and Stephen D. Phinney, professor of medicine emeritus, UCal-Davis, have collaborated on a book that explores the science behind the health benefits of low carbohydrate living.

New Book Explores Science Behind a Low Carbohydrate Diet

A UConn professor explains why low-carb living is superior to a low-fat, carbohydrate-laden diet.

Grip Strength Is Good Indicator of Overall Health

A UConn researcher says grip strength can even predict health outcomes.