Reebok uses UD invention to create innovative sports bra: youtube.com/watch?v=9ABo9xjzN9I
Reebok uses UD invention to create innovative sports bra
When a Reebok apparel designer learned about the near-magical properties of Shear Thickening Fluid, developed at the University of Delaware, she wondered if it might solve a problem female athletes have endured forever. She was not disappointed. When infused in fabric, STF provides strength under stress, flexibility and comfort at rest. This brief video shows how UD researchers in engineering and kinesiology added strong science to help the sports apparel company develop a revolutionary new sports bra and a whole new franchise.
UD Speed Geezers “Shake it Off” through Parkinson’s Exercise Class
Shake it Off, a local nonprofit with the mission of supporting the science and practice of exercise for people with Parkinson’s disease, has been funding research at the University of Delaware since 2013. The organization approached Chris Knight, associate professor in Kinesiology & Applied Physiology, to offer a donation to continue the development of the Speed Geezer exercise program. Students lead small groups of people with Parkinson’s through a 4-6 week exercise program to help them combat the effects of the disease.
UD Speed Geezers “Shake it Off” through Parkinson’s exercise class: youtube.com/watch?v=4ez1MRT9pw8
UD preps athletic training students for NFL internships: youtube.com/watch?v=U5YZ-IM5iik
UD preps athletic training students for NFL internships
The University of Delaware had two female athletic training students interning for NFL teams - the New York Jets and Los Angeles Rams - during the summer of 2019. The UD Athletic Training department in the College of Health Sciences has had students accepted to NFL internships for years, but female ATs as NFL interns are on the rise. To top it off, UD has nine current athletic trainers working for NFL teams. Those alumni have been critical in helping to provide internship opportunities for current students.
Renal rehab program preps transplant patients, aids in recovery
The renal rehab program housed in UD’s College of Health Sciences provides individualized exercise programs for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who are referred through ChristianaCare’s kidney transplant team and local dialysis clinics. Graduate students in clinical exercise physiology learn to design, implement and supervise exercise programming for people with chronic cardiopulmonary, metabolic and musculoskeletal diseases as well as healthy and other low-risk populations.
Renal rehab program preps transplant patients, aids in recovery: youtube.com/watch?v=i7jnwBj7RFU