Browse by Subject "Kinesiology"
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(2015-04-16)Because kinesiology is historically linked to physical education, two specific aspects of physical activity-exercise and sport-currently receive primary attention from kinesiologists (Charles, 1994). Consequently, kinesiology ...
(2011-08)The purpose of this research was to explore the life of Professor Alyce Cheska and her contributions to kinesiology and to the "anthropology of play" sub-discipline. We interviewed Alyce Cheska. This included producing an ...
(2015-04)As the sun sets on a fall evening in Champaign, recruit firefighters at the Illinois Fire Service Institute (IFSI) work toward the successful completion of essential firefighting skills. During this time, recruits are ...
T.K. Cureton's Tip: How the Kinesiology Department Founder and Professor at the University of Illinois Led Roger Bannister to Break the Four Minute Mile (2006-05-15)This project investigates the events leading up to Roger Bannister’s record-breaking four minute mile in 1954. It focuses on the role of T.K. Cureton, founder of the kinesiology department and professor of physical education ...
(2011-08)The purpose of this research is to find out the important achievements of Laura Huestler and the contributions she has made to the athletic department at the University of Illinois. Our main research questions are: What ...
(2016-04)The cerebrospinal tract (CST, blue and green) is a neural walking track that sends and receives information regarding movement, like walking, between the two motor cortices (yellow) of the brain to the brainstem (red). The ...