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KIN alumna Beilock explains why people choke under pressure

Cognitive scientist Sian Beilock has devoted her career to the study of high-pressure situations, and how people – mainly students and athletes – respond to them. As a student and lacrosse player herself, Beilock was immediately drawn to the topic, and has since discovered ways to keep from choking under pressure. In one study, Beilock found that if athletes sing or… Read More »

John Powell wins award for service in college athletic training

John Powell wins award for service in college athletic training

Dr. John Powell, associate professor of kinesiology, has been awarded the Jack Weakley Service Award by the College Athletic Trainers Society.  The award is given annually and honors an individual who has demonstrated loyal support for the members of CATS, made significant contributions to improve the role of the college and university athletic trainer and… Read More »