September flew by with the resumption of training, intern progressions, and our fall sports taking off into their season. Good luck to Volleyball, Women’s Soccer, Cross Country, and Field Hockey during their Big Ten competition! Coach Dinkelman is participating in the Executive Leadership Academy within University Iowa Human Resources. The intensive nine-month academy develops and enhances participant core competencies essential for effective, agile, and innovative leadership. Coach Walrod has become an Instructor for the Biomechanics of Sport & Physical Activity course in the undergraduate Health & Human Physiology Program. Coach Roberts continues his education within the Health & Human Physiology undergraduate program taking on a different course for the fall, Metabolic Exercise Testing/Prescription.
We are proud to announce the publication of Decision Support System for Mitigating Athletic Injuries to the International Journal of Computer Science in Sport. The peer-reviewed article was written by our Sport Science Department members, Kyle Peterson, Performance Analyst & Landon Evans, Director of Sport Science. Additionally, we have been following the research, evidence, and benefits of flywheel training. We have made a commitment and are excited to implement this training at a team level.
Congratulations to our Hawkeyes in the Field;
Lorenzo Tomasiello was hired as a full-time Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of Maryland
Derek Stork was hired as a full-time Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at Appalachian State University
Brenna Macdonland was hired as a full-time Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of Kentucky
You can read more about our internship and our past interns that have gone on to work full-time in the strength and conditioning field on our Internship page.
Check out Kyle and Landon’s article here: https://content.sciendo.com/configurable/contentpage/journals$002fijcss$002f18$002f1$002farticle-p45.xml?tab_body=pdf