Exercise Science Recent Achievements

Exercise Science Recent Achievements


  • Exercise Science Graduate Student, Mark Yankowski, recently won the Mid-Atlantic American College of Sports Medicine (MARC-ACSM) Master’s Student Investigator Award at the 2011 meeting. Mark’s presentation, “A positional comparison of pre-season physical fitness characteristics in Division III baseball players” focused on the preliminary data from his Master’s Thesis project that he is working on with Dr. Andrea Fradkin.
  • Dr. Andrea Fradkin was recently elected to Fellow Status in the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
  • Six Exercise Science students recently presented research at the Mid-Atlantic American College of Sports Medicine (MARC-ACSM) Regional Conference.
  • Brightbill C**, Fradkin A, Smoliga J. Comparison of EMG responses to strength training exercises with and without Nintendo Wii guidance. Presented at the 2011 Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Conference. Harrisburg, PA, USA.
  • Fleming J**, Hux M**, Fradkin A, Smoliga J. Running economy is not related to jumping performance. Presented at the 2011 Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Conference. Harrisburg, PA, USA.
  • Hux M**, Fleming J**, Fradkin A, Smoliga J. Running economy remains constant across multiple exercise intensities and is moderately related to VO2max. Presented at the 2011 Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Conference. Harrisburg, PA, USA.
  • McMahon M**, Mookerjee S, Glose N**, Cole J. Electromyographic and mechanomyographic responses of the biceps brachii and vastus lateralis during isokinetic exercise. Presented at the 2011 Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Conference. Harrisburg, PA, USA.
  • Rasnake C**, Fradkin A. A comparison of pre-season physical fitness profiles between positions in a Division II men’s soccer team. Presented at the 2011 Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Conference. Harrisburg, PA, USA.
  • Yankowski M**, Fradkin A. A positional comparison of pre-season physical fitness characteristics in Division III baseball players. Presented at the 2011 Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Conference. Harrisburg, PA, USA.