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UTC Receives Approval for New MPH Program

In November, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) approved a new Master’s in Public Health (MPH) program that will be offered by the Department of Health & Human Performance in the fall of 2018. The MPH program will be developed with a specific emphasis on chronic disease prevention and control and will begin enrolling students in January for the 2018 fall semester. To learn more about the MPH program

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High School Students Analyze Data for Motion Lab Project

Inside the Mapp Building holds one of many rooms that has huge potential to help athletes and people everywhere. The UTC Motion Analysis Lab researches ways to prevent running injuries and improve running performance. Motion capture technology available collects data from both jumping and running movement. Dr. Jeremiah Tate, lab director and professor, recently updated the lab’s equipment, but is needing assistance in processing data more efficiently along with

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Dr. Marisa Colston Named Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer

Houston, TX – Dr. Marisa A. Colston, Interim Department Head of Health and Human Performance, was recognized as one of the National Athletic Trainers’s Association’s (NATA) 2017 Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer (MDAT) award winners. The Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award recognizes NATA members who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to leadership, volunteer service, advocacy and distinguished professional activities as an athletic trainer. MDAT exclusively recognizes NATA members who have been involved

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