Dr. Tal Amasay
Assistant Professor of Sport and Exercise Sciences, School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences, coordinator of the Physical Education and Coaching program, published "Patient's Body Size Influences Dental Hygienist Shoulder Kinematics" in the journal IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors, 1(3), 153-165, April, 2013; presented his paper "Biomechanical Predictors of Takeoff Time in Quick Vertical Jump from Upright and Squat Starting Positions" at the American College of Sport Medicine 60th Annual Meeting and 4th World Congress on Exercise is Medicine. Indianapolis, Indiana. May 29- June 1, 2013; copresented paper "Sex differences in percentage of body mass supported during the traditional and modified pushup" at the American College of Sport Medicine 60th Annual Meeting and 4th World Congress on Exercise is Medicine. Indianapolis, Indiana, May 29- June 1, 2013; co-presented paper "The Biomechanical Predictors of Maximal Vertical Jump Height from Upright and Squat Starting Posit ions" at the Southern District American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention. Lexington, Kentucky, February 19-22, 2014; co-presented paper "The Effects of Obesity on the Joints of the Lower Extremity During a Series of Functional Tests" at the Southern District American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Convention. Lexington, Kentucky. February 19-22, 2014; reviewed book Strength and Conditioning: A Biomechanical Approach for Jones and Bartlett Learning, November, 2013; received a $3000 Ambassador Jean Wilkowski International Fellowship from Barry University to work with the blind and visually impaired men and women professional Israeli Goalball athletes, February, 2013; was interviewed by the Washington Post about "The health hazards of sitting," December, 2013.
Dr. Carl Cramer
Professor of Athletic Training, Associate Dean, School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences, presented his paper "AP• PESNO 2013: A needs assessment by the Barry University School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences" at the Asian Sport Summit-Quality Physical Education: Sport for Life at the Tianjin University of Sport in Tianjin, China, October 10, 2013; was elected to a two-year term as Regional Representative for the South II Region of the Athletic Trainers' Association of Florida, January 1, 2014; attended the Editorial Board meetings of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education at Barry University, February 25, 2013 and at the Tianjin University of Sport in Tianjin, China, October 8, 2013; attended the 38th Annual Symposium of the Southeast Athletic Trainers ' Association in Atlanta, Georgia, March 8-10,' 2013; attended the 2Sth Annual Symposium of the Athletic Trainer's Association of Florida in Kissimmee, Florida, April 12-14, 2013.
Dr. Darlene Kluka
Full Professor and Dean of the School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences, was ejected to the Executive Board of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education ( ICSSPE) 2013-2017; she was also elected to the Executive Board of the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW) 2013 - 2017; she was also elected as a Commissioner for the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) 2013 - 2016. She has been selected for the 2014 (68th edition) of Marquis' Who's Who in America. Kluka has had four published articles in peer-reviewed journals: Contrast sensitivity function as a factor in visual perception, decision making and sport performance in Kinesiology Colloquium: American Kinesiology Association; Beijing Olympic Games in the ICSSPE Bulletin; Van de Khashorst, E .. Goslin, A., Van Wyk, JGU, and Kluka , D. (2013). A second order cybernetic approach to recreation provision in lower socio-economic communities. Journal of Leisure and Recreation Research; and Kluka, D., Goslin, A., D'Amico-Lopez, R., Doll-Tepper, G. (2013). Women: Are they changing the face of global sport management? ICSSPE Bulletin. She was also selected as a keynote speaker at two international conferences: (1) XXI Congreso Internacional FOD y Primer Congreso de la Asociacion Latinoamericana de Ciencias del Deporte, Educacion Fisica y Danza, Monterrey, Mexico (2013) - Los cambio globales: EI ajuste de las Ciencias del deporte hacia el future; (2) Summit on physical education and sport throughout the lifespan, Tianjin, China (2013) - Athletes as leaders: Can they have a glocal impact? She also served as an international external examiner on three master's theses, one from the University of Pretoria (Measuring the service quality of international federation tennis coaches education courses) and two from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (Gaze behavior of volleyball players during successful serve reception; Fundamental movement skill proficiency status of girls aged 9 to 12 years from previously disadvantaged communities in Nelson Mandela Bay).
Dr. Yi-Tzu Kuo
Assistant Professor of Athletic Training, School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences, presented her poster "Comparison of Body Composition, Eating Habits, Exercise Habits, and High Risk Behaviors in a Tri-racia l Group of Female Athletes" at the 38th Annual Symposium of Southeast Athletic Trainers Association in Atlanta, Georgia, March 8-10, 2013; attended the 5th Biennial Southeast Athletic Trainers Association Educators' Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, Feb 6-8, 2014.
Dr. Constance Mier
Professor of Exercise Physiology, School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences, presented her paper "Sex differences in the percentage of body mass supported during the traditional and modified push-up at the 60th annual ACSM conference, July, 2013; was solicited to publish two articles in Sea Kayaker magazine, "Nutrition for the long haul," October, 2013 and "The coming of age, kayaking into your second half-century," December, 2013.
Dr. Gayle Workman
Associate Professor of Sport Management, School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences, spoke on "International Study Abroad Programs" at the Seminario Internacional de Actividad Fisica para la Salud, at Santos Tomas University in Bogota, Colombia, May 9, 2013; presented her paper "Baby Boomer Tourism: Marketing Outdoor Adventures to Mature Adults" at the International Adventure Studies Conference, Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research, West Highland College, University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland, UK., May 22, 20l3; and co-presented with Dr. Leta Hicks a teaching workshop, "Flipping Out in Sport Management- Using the Flip Model to Reconstruct the Traditional Classroom," at the North American Society for Sport Management in Austin, Texas, on June 1, 2013.