Health Science Research Accepted for the International Calgary Running Symposium
Congratulations to Merrimack College Adjunct Faculty Andy Cannon, Associate Professor Kevin Finn and recent Merrimack College Graduate Brett Medeiros!
Andy, Kevin, and Brett recently had an abstract accepted for presentation at the International Running Symposium held in Calgary, Canada this summer titled “The relationship between gait biomechanics, selected lower extremity strength, static lower extremity measures and injury history in division II collegiate middle to long distance runners”. Andy, Principal Investigator, will be presenting this poster at the symposium.
Andy and Kevin would like to thank the coaching staff and team members of Merrimack Track and Field for their participation and ongoing support. They also would like to acknowledge the following Health Sciences students for their participation and assistance in the study so far:
- Class 2014 - Brett Mederios, Chris Fazzina
- Class 2015 - Chloe Rothman, Amy Aiello, Rob Bartolo
- Class 2016 - Anthony Barry, Tyler Hunt
- Class 2017 - David Balliot, Jacqueline Rawan, Mariah Tenney
Click Here for more information on the International Calgary Running Symposium
Health Sciences shares pictures on their internship symposium on Facebook. Here’s Joe Caruso presenting his research on gait retraining for runners.
As Merrimack continues to expand its student body, the growing Health Sciences Department adds 4 new faculty members.