ASB 2016

VCU RUN LAB

ASB 2016

The 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics was held August 2-5, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina and the VCU RUN LAB was there in force.  Dr. Blaise Williams and his Ph.D. students (Bhushan Thakkar, Kathryn Harrison, and Jacqueline Morgan) presented some interesting research (titles below).  Congratulations to everyone for a job well done! DS […]

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VCU RUN LAB Research Featured in Runner’s World

The VCU RUN LAB has been hard at work this summer both conducting and presenting their research on … you guessed it, running!  Recently, one of their poster presentations detailing running cadence and injury rates was mentioned in Runner’s World (linked here or copy the URL below).  Congratulations to everyone for their great work! http://www.runnersworld.com/sweat-science/does-running-cadence-predict-injury

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RUN LAB in the News

The VCU RUN LAB was recently featured by the University news.  Read the full story here.

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2015 VCU Broad Street Mile

The VCU RUN LAB was out at the 2015 VCU Broad Street Mile.  Their volunteers were on-hand to educate runners, as well as the general public, about their passion for running and their mission to help people RUN BETTER!  VCU’s own Rodney Ram even stopped by to show his support for the RUN LAB.  Keep an […]

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KHS: Science of Cycling Interviews

As part of the VCU activities linked to the Richmond 2015 UCI World Road Championships, the KHS department completed this series of three interviews addressing the “Science of Cycling: From Racing to Weekend Touring.”

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KHS and the 2015 UCI Road World Championships

From September 19th through the 27th, Richmond is hosting the 2015 UCI Road World Championships.  This exciting event brings world-class bike racing to the heart of VCU’s campus, and provides KHS students, faculty, and staff members with a number of opportunities to join-in on the action.  Here in the Department  we are already gearing up for the World Championships: Online Courses […]

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The VCU RUN LAB Promotes “Off on the Right Foot”

The VCU RUN LAB is hosting a lecture on December 2, at 5:30 PM in the Cary Street Gym Wet Classroom promoting physical activity.  They will be giving participants the tools to begin their post-Thanksgiving run and also answering common questions about running.  Watch the video below or follow this link to the VCU Recreational […]

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Kinesiology and Health Sciences Alumni and Friends Reception

Below are a few pictures from our inaugural Kinesiology and Health Sciences Alumni and Friends Reception that was held on Wednesday, November 12. The highlight of the evening was the announcement of the first donation to the new Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences.  Mr. Eddie Blanks, retired VCU Vice Provost for Academic Administration, has […]

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Rodney Rolls Out RUN LAB Love

The VCU RUN LAB was out in force at the 2014 VCU Broad Street Mile.  Their volunteers were on-hand to educate runners, as well as the general public, about their passion for running and their mission to help people RUN BETTER!  VCU’s own Rodney Ram even stopped by to foam roll his legs before the big […]

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