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Kinesiology and Health Promotion Doctoral Students Win at Conference

Four graduate students in the UK College of Education Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion were recognized at the American College of Sports Medicine’s Southeast Regional Chapter conference in Greenville, S.C.

Taylor Dinyer received second place in the rapid research race. PJ Succi received a first time presenter award. He was selected from an application pool based on an essay response. Matt Thomas received third place in the doctoral student award poster session. His presentation was titled, “Circadian phase is associated with self-reported chronotype in young, sedentary adults.” M. Travis Byrd presented his work during the doctoral student award poster session. His presentation was titled, “Neuromuscular responses in lower limb bilateral deficit.” He was one of eight doctoral students selected for this session based on reviewer scores from the abstract submissions.