Undergraduate Research

VO2 MaxAll students in the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Science are required to conduct a year-long research project during their senior year. These projects have won awards at national, regional and state research competitions, have been published in peer-reviewed journals and have been presented at professional conferences from the state level to the international level. 

Student Awards 

1st place for Student Research Award, Alabama Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, 2010
1st place for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, 2011
1st runner-up in the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Student Research Writing Competition, 2011
2nd place for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, 2012

Student Publications

The Physician and Sports Medicine
The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
Perceptual and Motor Skills
International Journal of Exercise Science
Journal of Sports Science

Student Conference Presentations

American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting
Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Regional Meeting
American Public Health Association National Meeting
Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association Regional Meeting
North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity Annual Symposium
Alabama Dietetic Association Annual Meeting
International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport Annual Meeting
International Conference on Sport and Society
International e-Conference on Kinesiology and Integrated Physiology
Southern District Chapter of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance