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Psychology can help improve patient rehabilitation

Megan Granquist, professor of kinesiology and director of the athletic training program, discussed her research on the psychology of patient rehabilitation in athletic training n Feb. 16 at her faculty lecture held via Zoom titled "Psychosocial Considerations for Rehabilitation of the Injured Athletic Patient,” which 26 students, faculty and staff attended.

Oliver reminisces on her journey in athletic training

Marilyn Oliver, professor of kinesiology emerita, reflected on her career at the University of La Verne and spoke about her experience of being one of the first head athletic trainers of the country during her last lecture held via WebEx on Tuesday. Oliver served as the chairwoman of the kinesiology department for the previous three years. 

Student’s business bolsters young athletes, even during pandemic

Arthur Romero, a junior kinesiology major at the University of La Verne, spends every ounce of his free time working on his business, Binary Exercise And Sports Training, known as BEAST. 

Stress among peer mentors studied

Peer mentoring is one way the University of La Verne offers help to students, said Sarah Dunn, professor of kinesiology, about her recent study on stress that both the tutor and tutee undergo during a peer mentoring session.

Oliver marks 40 years of teaching

Marilyn Oliver, professor of kinesiology, has reached her 40-year mark as an educator at the University of La Verne.

Athletic training master’s added

The kinesiology department is launching a master’s program in athletic training this August.

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