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HHP Shines at Undergraduate Research Day!

The University of Houston held its Undergraduate Research Day on October 1st, 2009 at the Rockwell Pavilion, M.D. Anderson Library. There were 94 total posters which reflect the growing success and prestige of this day.  Of those 94 posters, 6 students were recognized for their overall work, poster and presentation.  HHP students stole the show presenting 9 posters and winning 2 awards.

 

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Fatima Garcia with her poster and her mentors Dr. Paloski and grad student Vladimir Ivkovic
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The following HHP students presented posters, the winning entries are highlighted in bold:

  1. Aziz Q and Liu J. Lower Extremity Reactive Kinematics to Simulated Trips and Slips. University of Houston, Undergraduate Research Day 2009. (Houston, TX)
  2. Deepti R and Liu. Effect of Body Weight on Postural Stability, Gait Stability and Risk of Slipping. University of Houston, Undergraduate Research Day 2009. (Houston, TX)
  3. Garcia F, Vladimir, Ivkovic V, and Paloski W. Regional Cortical Response to Stability Threatening Postural Disturbances. University of Houston, Undergraduate Research Day 2009. (Houston, TX)
  4. Mathew S and Thrasher A. Comparison of Strength Changes in Females On and Off Oral Contraceptives Relative to the Menstrual Cycle. University of Houston, Undergraduate Research Day 2009. (Houston, TX)
  5. Patel JS, J, Lopez Y, Mitchell TM, Pourmoghaddam A, Paloski W, and Layne C. Sunergos Index: Identifying Multiple Muscle Coactivation. University of Houston, Undergraduate Research Day 2009. (Houston, TX)
  6. Pillai A, and Thrasher A.  Evaluating the Effects of Various Load-Positioning Methods on Gait Stability During the Walk-to-Run Transition. University of Houston, Undergraduate Research Day 2009.  (Houston, TX)
  7. Raja M and Lee R. Social Injustice & Obesity in African Americans. University of Houston, Undergraduate Research Day 2009. (Houston, TX)
  8. Agha, N., Potucke, J. and McFarlin, B.K. Corticosterone and Leukocyte Levels of Sedentary, Wheel and Treadmill Acclimated Mice Following a Bout of Forced Exercise.  University of Houston, Undergraduate Research Day 2009. (Houston, TX)
  9. Williams, S. Kellam, S., Hinkson, L., and Olvera, N. Let’s BOUNCE: A Physical Activity Intervention.  University of Houston, Undergraduate Research Day, 2009. (Houston, TX)

Stewart Williams and Fatima Garcia were among the 6 students recognized for their overall work, poster and presentation.

HHP faculty Drs. Simpson and Lowder served as judges for the event.

Below are some images from Undergraduate Research Day.