2nd Annual Tympany Center Open House 4.27.2019

Timpany Center 2nd Annual Open House
Join us for the 2nd Annual Open House, 4.27.2019, to sample many of the diverse programs that the Timpany Center has to offer.
Throughout the day there will be FREE land and water classes as well as open pool and fitness center times.  Come by and meet our personal trainers, group exercise instructors, swim instructors and the new owners of our onsite partners, Omega Physical Therapy (iMotion).
This is the perfect time for new and current members to check out what the center has to offer. In conjunction with San Jose State University there will be other activities such as FREE fitness assessments and nutritional surveys.  Raffles tickets will be distributed throughout the day for a chance to win a variety of prizes.
Current members simply need to show up.  Non-members will be asked to fill out an Open House liability form. Forms and printable flyers are located here: http://www.sjsu.edu/timpany/

KIN Department Scholarships and Awards Deadlines Soon!

Kinesiology Students,

There are a number of scholarship awards available within the department, and the deadlines for applications are approaching.
For undergraduates students:
The Clyde Burch Memorial Scholarship, due April 8th, 2019
Steven & Bobby Jensen Living Trust Scholarship, due April 8th, 2019
For PE credential students:
Cathy Buell Scholarship for P.E. Credential Candidates, due May 1, 2019
For more information and application forms go to:
For graduate students:
The Clyde Burch Memorial Scholarship, due April 8th, 2019
Steven & Bobby Jensen Living Trust Scholarship, due April 8th, 2019
David Furst Scholarship, due May 1, 2019
For more information and application forms go to:
Please consider applying and encourage your classmates as well.

KIN Dept Welcomes Two New Faculty in Biomechanics

We are pleased to announce that Dr. JJ Hannigan and Dr. Li Jin have accepted the Biomechanics positions and will be joining us in the Fall 2019 semester. Both earned their M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Human Physiology-Biomechanics at the University of Oregon, Eugene.

JJ also earned a Master’s degree in Athletic Training at St. Louis University and is a certified athletic trainer.  His dissertation was on Neuromuscular Control of the Hip, Pelvis, and Trunk During Running.  Currently a postdoctoral research fellow at Oregon State University, Cascades, JJ is working in the Functional Orthopedic Research Center of Excellence in Bend, Oregon.  His research interests include mechanisms underlying lower extremity injuries, knee osteoarthritis and, recently, maximal running shoes.

JJ’s bio here: https://osucascades.edu/people/jj-hannigan

Li JinLi’s dissertation focused on a Kinematic and Kinetic Analysis of Walking and Running Across Speeds and Transitions Between Locomotion States.  He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Iowa, working in the Human Performance and Clinical Outcomes Laboratory.  His research interests include gait analysis, footwear evaluation, and prosthetic foot research, including the use of wearable sensors.

Li’s Bio here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/li-jin-237132a4

Both have publications and papers under review in journals including the Journal of Applied Biomechanics and Human Movement Science, as well as a number of presentations at professional meetings including the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics.