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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.

Korey Stringer Institute a Natural Fit for UConn’s Kinesiology Department

UConn was Kelci Stringer's first choice for a research institute honoring her late husband.