KINE Graduate Student Organization

The purpose of the Kinesiology Graduate Student Organization is to provide a means for the presentation, consideration, and disposition of all concerns and interests of graduate students in the Department of Kinesiology.

2015-2016 KGSO Officers

President: Erica Bell

Erica Bell
Erica Bell is a third-year Doctoral student in the Bioenergetics and Exercise Science PhD program. She currently works with Dr. Zac Domire in the Biomechanics Lab. Her dissertation work centers on the use of ultrasound imaging technology to create a foot model that will potentially predict/recreate plantar pressures in diabetics. She obtained her Bachelor's degree from East Carolina University, where she was a member of the Women's Track and Field team.

Vice President: Brent Thomas

Brent Thomas
Brent is a second-year Master's student in the Exercise Physiology concentration. His research interests include the effects of maternal exercise on infant body composition, and he plans to pursue a career in cardiac rehabilitation after graduating. He obtained his Bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a member of the varsity cheerleading team.

Treasurer: Jessica McDonnell

Jessica McDonnell
Jessica McDonnell is a second-year Master's student in the Biomechanics concentration. Her research focuses on comparing the kinetic, kinematic, and metabolic differences between skipping and running.

Secretary: Chris Moody

Chris Moody
Chris earned his BS in Exercise Science from the University of Toledo in Ohio and is working towards his MS in Exercise and Sport Science with a concentration in Exercise Physiology. He is working with Dr. Laurel Wentz to identify patterns of testosterone assessment and treatment in military personnel at Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC.
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