Six Kinesiology students win awards at ‘Auburn Research: Student Symposium’

April 12, 2022

Six School of Kinesiology students were among 64 students who took home awards for their research and creative scholarship posters and oral presentations during the recent “Auburn Research: Student Symposium.” Nearly 440 undergraduate and graduate students from Auburn University’s main campus and Auburn University at Montgomery participated in the annual symposium, which gives students an opportunity to share their work university-wide and with the general public.

“Congratulations to the award winners and to all of the students who participated,” said Lorenzo Cremaschi, director of undergraduate research. “Everyone did an outstanding job presenting their remarkable projects. Auburn has a wealth of talented student researchers.”

The School of Kinesiology winners are listed below.

Oral Presentation Winners

University-Wide Graduate Student Winners in Human Sciences, Social Sciences, Creative Arts, and Humanities

2nd Place: Paulo Mesquita, Kinesiology, “Effects of aging and long-term aerobic exercise on mitochondrial dynamics in the brain of rats”

College of Education Graduate Student Winners

Chloe Jones, Kinesiology, “Comparing the ring-fit adventure versus a sprint-interval + resistance training intervention on body composition”

Daniel Cabral, Kinesiology, “Does learning a skill with the expectation of teaching it impair the skill’s execution under psychological pressure if the skill is learned with analogy instruction”

Poster Presentation Winners

University-Wide Graduate Student Winners in Human Sciences, Social Sciences, Creative Arts, and

Humanities

2nd Place: Mariah Morton, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, “Determining medical speech-language pathology deserts in rural Alabama”

College of Education

Undergraduate Student Winner: Daniel Morris, Kinesiology, “The effect of implicit learning and movement reinvestment on performance under pressure”

Graduate Student Winner: Oluwagbemiga DadeMatthews, Kinesiology, “Quality of life, device satisfaction, and functional status of lower limb prostheses clients”

To read more about Auburn Research: Student Symposium, go to https://cws.auburn.edu/OVPR/pm/researchsymposia/student/2022awards.

Miranda Nobles