School of Kinesiology - George Mason University

Kinesiology Faculty News

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Music and dance improve well-being of older adults

November 16, 2022

Dr. Ambegaonkar co-authors Mason study on health benefits of community-engaged arts programs for individuals over age 65. Read more...
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Helmet mandates in HS girls’ lacrosse may be effective

September 26, 2022

Dr. Shane Caswell co-authored a study which found protective headgear lowered frequency of concussions in HS girls’ lacrosse. Read more...
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Prescribe to Thrive: EIM at Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

August 26, 2022

CEHD research grant allows local community to understand that Exercise is Medicine. Read more...
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CEHD Welcomes Dean Guerra-López

July 21, 2022

Get to know Dean Ingrid Guerra-López in a recent Q&A! Read more...
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Dr. Ingrid Guerra-López appointed CEHD Dean!

April 15, 2022

Dr. Guerra-López comes to Mason from Wayne State University where she serves as the Interim Dean of the College of Education. Read more...
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Effect of Poor Sleep on Firefighter Health

March 10, 2022

School of Kinesiology professor Joel Martin is the lead author on a study indicating firefighters with poor sleep habits have worse overall health. Read more...
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Regaining Form

July 20, 2021

Sport Management and Kinesiology Professor Margaret Jones says gradual steps should be taken to get back in shape after the pandemic. Read more...
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Breakthrough Biomarkers

July 15, 2021

Research from Kinesiology Professor Shane Caswell could spark development of a rapid, noninvasive, saliva-based test for concussion diagnosis and management. Read more...
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Impactful Research

April 8, 2021

Research led by Kinesiology professor Jatin Ambegaonkar provides insight into nutrition optimization in understudied ‘aesthetic athlete’ dancers. Read more...
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Staying Active

January 14, 2021

Kinesiology professor says exercise routines during pandemic can safeguard physical and mental health. Read more...