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Tuesday, February 27, 2024
The following is an essay by Gonzalo Bravo , a professor of sport management at West Virginia University, about his recent sabbatical to his native country, Chile, for the Pan American and Parapan American Games last fall. The essay provides a brief history of the often-overlooked competitions and the impact that the games have on athletes, nations, and the host country. He also shares the challenges and experiences of collecting data for upcoming research projects, his volunteer experience at the games, and the personal and professional rewards from the unique sabbatical experience.Read More: Gonzalo Bravo: Reflections from sabbatical
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
West Virginia University’s Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology program has partnered with local organizations to launch a martial arts program for individuals with intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities. (FULL PHOTO GALLERY)Read More: WVU School of Sport Sciences helps launch martial arts program for individuals with disabilities
Wednesday, February 07, 2024
Peter McGahey, teaching assistant professor at West Virginia University, has been named as an assistant coach for the United States Power Soccer National Team. He is one of two assistants under the direction of head coach Tracy Mayer.Read More: McGahey named assistant coach for U.S. Power Soccer National Team
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Nothing was ever going to come easy for Gage Smith.Read More: Smith overcomes long odds to thrive at WVU
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