Success Tags: Exercise Science

Video: Johnson ’03 finds success in physical therapy practice

Dr. Lara Johnson, a 2003 Hastings College graduate, owns a physical therapy practice in Boulder, Colorado, where she specializes in neuromuscular techniques. She majored in exercise science at Hastings College, but classes outside her field of study helped her learn to think differently and explore deeper questions.

After internship at Texas, Jones back training Hastings College athletes

Hayden Jones’ mental and physical toughness was tested with days beginning at 4:00 a.m. for his Division I strength and conditioning internship. But he felt prepared tackling the long 12-hour days. Jones, a 2018 Hastings College graduate and current Master of Arts in Teaching student, reported in late May at the same time the University …

After internship at Texas, Jones back training Hastings College athletes Read More »

Diffendaffer improves athletic safety, performance through biomechanical research

Alek Diffendaffer applies reflective markers to the major joints and anatomical landmarks of a baseball pitcher as 3D motion capture camera and high-tech software stand by to record the pitcher’s movements. Each recording will be recreated into a life-like animation on a nearby computer screen. The motion picture industry evolved greatly with the introduction of …

Diffendaffer improves athletic safety, performance through biomechanical research Read More »