We appreciate Matt Becker, Instructional Service Technician in Kinesiology!

Matt Becker Instructional Service Technician Kinesiology Department “After graduating with a BS in Exercise Science from James Madison University in 2013 and an MS in Kinesiology/Biomechanics from East Carolina University in 2015, I was lucky enough to be hired as a Lab Tech by the Kinesiology Department here at CSUSM in January 2016.  As theContinue reading “We appreciate Matt Becker, Instructional Service Technician in Kinesiology!”

Dr. Scott Tinley teaches Kinesiology and more at CSUSM

Dr. Scott Tinley is a lecturer in the Kinesiology department but is also the author of  Finding Triathlon: How Endurance Sports Explain the World, published in 2015. “I have been teaching in the area of sports humanities since 2003 with focused course offerings such as Sport in Society, Sports Philosophy and Ethics, History and Philosophy of Physical Education and Sport,Continue reading “Dr. Scott Tinley teaches Kinesiology and more at CSUSM”

Kinesiology welcomed Assistant Professor, Deanna Asakawa to CSUSM

Dr. Deanna Asakawa connected to Kinesiology through bioengineering. “I was interested in Kinesiology as I wanted to help design better rehabilitation therapies for people who were disabled or recovering from surgery. Now I work more with research on ergonomics and injury prevention,” says Asakawa. Currently, she is conducting research on the biomechanics and motor control ofContinue reading “Kinesiology welcomed Assistant Professor, Deanna Asakawa to CSUSM”

Appreciating dedicated volunteers from CSUSM and the community

It’s never too late to thank dedicated people like Mary Baker, Lilian Zamora, John Portillo, Lana Carbonara, Dr. Hardison, Dr. Michelle Alfe, Dr. Ariel Cortes from Scripps, Lisa Sheehan, clinic managers from the Foundry clinic and nurses from Vista Community Clinic for their dedication in serving their community during the Lilac Fire in northern California last month. InContinue reading “Appreciating dedicated volunteers from CSUSM and the community”

Meet Dr. Matt Schubert, Kinesiology Assistant Professor & CSUSM Alumnus

Matt Schubert, Ph.D., CISSN, ACSM EP-C Assistant Professor, Kinesiology How did you become interested in Kinesiology? I became interested in Kinesiology from my background as an athlete and coach. I wanted to understand how our body responded to exercise in order to optimize training. What type of research are you doing? I have diverse research interests.Continue reading “Meet Dr. Matt Schubert, Kinesiology Assistant Professor & CSUSM Alumnus”

Learn more about Dr. Richard Armenta, Assistant Professor in CSUSM’s Kinesiology Department

Richard Armenta, PhD, MPH Assistant Professor, Department of Kinesiology California State University, San Marcos How did you become interested in your field? I first became interested in Public Health as an undergraduate student when I studied abroad in Concepcion, Chile and worked for a non-profit providing reproductive and sexual health education to adolescents. This interest grewContinue reading “Learn more about Dr. Richard Armenta, Assistant Professor in CSUSM’s Kinesiology Department”

Virtualizer Research & Development equipment added to Kinesiology at CSUSM

As many were off holiday shopping, some of our Kinesiology students and faculty were still on campus testing out new equipment known as the Virtualizer Research & Development Kit that is an omnidirectional treadmill designed for research purposes. Check out how much fun they were having learning how to conduct their research. Dr. Tumay TumurContinue reading “Virtualizer Research & Development equipment added to Kinesiology at CSUSM”

Introducing Dr. Tumay Tunur, Assistant Kinesiology Professor at CSUSM

Dr. Tumay Tunur joined the faculty at CSUSM this past fall and is currently teaching in the Kinesiology department. In 2011, she completed her Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. Then, she worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Psychology Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,Continue reading “Introducing Dr. Tumay Tunur, Assistant Kinesiology Professor at CSUSM”