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UD scientists study climate change's toll on penguins
  • Mission: Andrea Doria

    Article by Karen B. Roberts | June 28, 2016

    UD graduate student assists in research dives to map sunken Andrea Doria

  • Music department receives $5 million gift

    Article by Tywanda Cuffy and Nadine Sabater | June 23, 2016

    Puglisi, Valencia make UD history by pledging $5 million gift to Department of Music

  • Aug. 30-Sept. 25: 'First Folio!'

    Article by UDaily staff | June 21, 2016

    University Museums to host ‘First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare’


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Professor/Director of Athletic Training Education Kinesiology & Applied Physiology

In soccer, aerial battles for headers are a big part of the game. They can also lead to a concussion, a subject that UD’s Tom Kaminski has been studying for players on the interscholastic and intercollegiate levels.

UD’s Director of Athletic Training Education has been looking at the impact of headers in women’s collegiate soccer and their link to mild traumatic brain injuries. Kaminski is also part of a team of researchers involved in a $30 million NCAA-U.S Department of Defense study aimed at better understanding the history of concussions and improving the safety of student athletes and military service members. 

He was recently awarded the Medal for Distinguished Athletic Training Research from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.


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