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Kinesiology 590: Kinesiology Colloquium icon-olus-circle

Spring 2023 Semester         

Thursdays, 3:05PM - 4:20PM
127 Noll Laboratory

Date SPEAKER Topic Host
January 12,  2023 Jonathan Dingwell, PhD
Professor of Kinesiology
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
"Course Introduction and Overview" Jon Dingwell
January 19, 2023 Jonathan Dingwell, PhD
Professor of Kinesiology
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA

"Research 'Elevator Speech': Explaining Your Work to Non-Specialists"

Jon Dingwell
January 26, 2023

Kevin Witherspoon, PhD
Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Endowed Chair
Department of History & Philosophy
Lander University
Greenwood, SC

David Wiggins, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Sport Studies
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

“A Conversation about Understanding Sport and Race in the Modern United States and Writing Histories of Human Movement”

Jaime Schultz/Michelle Sikes

February 2, 2023

Bess Marcus, PhD
Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences
School of Public Health
Brown University
Providence, RI

2021-2022 Dorothy V. Harris Lecture
"Harnessing Health Technologies to Promote Physical Activity in Latinas"
David Conroy
Zoom Only
February 9, 2023

Jonathan Dingwell, PhD
Professor of Kinesiology
David Proctor, PhD
Professor of Kinesiology and Physiology
Penn State University
University Park, PA

SARI Talk: “Pros & Cons of Making Your Data Public"   
February 16, 2023

David Marquez, PhD
Professor, Kinesiology and Nutrition
College of Applied Health Sciences
University of Illinois, Chicago
Chicago, IL

"The Importance of Culture in Addressing the Physical Activity and Health of Latino/a/x/es" Melissa Bopp
February 23, 2023 Nancy Williams, PhD
Kinesiology Department Head
Penn State University
University Park, PA
"Q&A with the Department Head"  
March 2, 2023

Multiple Speakers

Kinesiology "Rapid Research" Contest
(Multiple Graduate Students to Compete)
March 16, 2023

Douglas Glazier, PhD
Professor of Biology
Juniata College
Huntingdon, PA

Metabolic Scaling: Universal Natural Law or Variable Physiological & Evolutionary Phenomenon? Implications for Human Biology & Medicine

John Challis
March 23, 2023

Jim Pawelczyk, PhD
Associate Professor of Physiology and Kinesiology
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 

Megan Holtzman, PhD
Chief Scientist
Toronto, Canada
(via Zoom)

"Performance Science in Swimming"  
March 30, 2023

Elizabeth Jolley, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Chemistry
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA

Kimberly Hall, PhD
Associate Professor of English
Wofford College
Spartanburg, SC

Susan Coltman, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow
SOM-PHYS General Operations
University of Colorado, Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

Panel: "Nonlinear Career Trajectories in Academia" Tarkeshwar Singh
April 6, 2023 Xiaogang Hu, PhD
Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Kinesiology, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 
"Neural Rehabilitation of Human Hand Function" Jon Dingwell
April 13, 2023

Ryan Rhodes, PhD
Professor, Graduate Advisor
School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education
University of Victoria
Victoria, Canada 

2022-2023 Dorothy V. Harris Lecture

"Why Can’t We Follow-through on Positive Physical Activity Intentions?"

David Conroy
April 20, 2023 Jill Thein-Nissenbaum, PhD
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy 
School of Medicine and Public Health
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Madison, WI
“Adolescent Bone Acquisition: Fostering Healthy Bones Across the Female Lifespan” John Miller
April 27, 2023 David Rosenbaum, PhD
Distinguished Professor Psychology
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
“Preparedness in Thought and Action” Tarkeshwar Singh
Noll Physiological Research Seminar Series icon-olus-circle

Fridays, 11:15AM - 12:15PM
127 Noll Laboratory





January 20, 2023

Danilo Cardim, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Cerebrovascular Laboratory
Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine
Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

“Assessment of Cerebral Blood Flow Regulation: Principles and Methodologies” Jim Pawelczyk

January 27, 2023

Jason Allen, Ph.D.
School of Education and Human Development
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

"Dietary Nitrate Supplementation for Ergogenic Effects:  Who is it Good For?"

David Proctor

February 3, 2023

Andrea Stevens, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor, Biology
Science Lab Coordinator
Program Director, Undergraduate Clinical Research Training Program
Penn State University, Greater Allegheny
McKeesport, PA

"Shaping a Scientist: Development of a Science-driven Career Pathway Using Research Experience" Jim Pawelczyk
February 10, 2023 Kyle Preston, Ph.D. 
Assistant Scientist
Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA 
"Macronutrients, Vascular Inflammation, and Metabolic Outcomes" Jim Pawelczyk
February 17, 2023

Yana Kamberov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Genetics
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

"Mind How You Sweat: the Role of Enhancer Pleiotropy in Shaping Human Thermoregulatory Adaptations" Jim Pawelczyk
February 24, 2023 Mary Jane De Souza, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology & Physiology
Department of Kinesiology
Pennsylvania State University 
University Park, PA
"Energetic Fuel for Function: Addressing Energetic Needs of Exercising Women and Men and Avoiding the Athlete Triad" Jim Pawelczyk
March 17, 2023

Alexandra (Bobbie) Garvin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology
Brody School of Medicine
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

"Cardiac Fibroblasts as Therapeutic Targets for Heart Failure: A Focus on Mitochondrial Mechanisms"

Donna Korzick
March 24, 2023 Natalie Kirby, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Kinesiology Department
Penn State University
University Park, PA
"Reducing Risk of Bias in Study Design and Reporting" Jim Pawelczyk
April 14, 2023 Michael D. Roberts, Ph.D.
School of Kinesiology
Auburn University
Auburn, AL

"The Nuance of Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophy"

Gustavo Nader
Action Club: Interactive Seminars in Motor Control & Coordination icon-olus-circle

Fridays, 3:45PM
127 Noll Laboratory
Zoom Link:
Hosted by The Penn State Center for Movement Science & Technology

DaTe Speaker TOPIC
January 27, 2023 Jason Friedman, PhD
Professor & Senior Lecturer 
Department of Physical Therapy & Sagol School Neuroscience
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel

"Modeling Decision-making Processes Using Submovements"

February 10, 2023

Lewis Wheaton, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Biological Sciences
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 

"Sensory Feedback and Motor Strategy: Implications for Neurorehabilitation Following Upper Limb Amputation"

February 17, 2023 Daniel Peterson, PhD
Associate Professor, College of Health Solutions
Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
Phoenix, AZ

"One Step Back & Two Steps Forward: Protective Stepping & Falls in People with Parkinson’s Disease"

March 24, 2023

Jolande Fooken, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Centre for Neuroscience Studies
Queensland University, Kingston
Ontario, Canada

"Acting While Perceiving: Adaptive Eye-hand Coordination in Multi-tasking"

March 31, 2023 Matt Yarossi, PhD
Assistant Professor
Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation Sciences and Electrical & Computer Engineering
College of Engineering
Northeastern University
Boston, MA
"Non-invasive Mapping of Human Cortical Motor Topography: Technical Innovation, Evidence of Modularity, and Reorganization Following Stroke"
April 7, 2023 David Desmet
Kinesiology PhD Candidate
Penn State University
University Park, PA 
"How Young and Older Adults Adapt Stepping to Perform Lateral Maneuvers"
April 14, 2023 Satyajit Ambike, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Kinesiology
Human Motor Behavior Group
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

"Quantifying Proactive Alterations to Gait in Healthy Young and Older Adults as they Navigate Environmental Hazards"

April 28, 2023 David Rosenbaum, PhD
Distinguished Professor Psychology
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
"Action, Mind, and Brain"