NMRL Doctoral Students Win Local, National, and International Awards

NMRL doctoral students have won several awards in recent months. Fourth-year doctoral student Caleb Johnson won a University of Pittsburgh SHRS Research Development grant for his project, “Reliability of the Action Capabilities Assessment Task: a Novel Test of Action Capabilities”. Third-year doctoral students Shawn Eagle and Anne Beethe were awarded Student Travel Grants to participate in the International Congress on Soldiers’ Physical Performance in Melbourne, Australia from November 28-December 1st, 2017. Shawn will present “Asymmetrical Landing Patterns Combined with Heavier Body Mass Increases Lower Extremity Injury Risk in Special Operations Forces” while Anne will present “Comparing Lower Extremity Strength with Aerobic and Anaerobic Capacity to Predict Novice Combat Swimmer 500m Time Trial Performance”. Additionally, Anne Beethe, was one of 2 recipients, nationally, to receive the National Swimming Pool Foundation® Board Fellowship for her work in Military Aquatic Research. The National Swimming Pool Foundation awards fellowships each year to encourage and support graduate students and post-doctoral fellows who focus research in two areas associated with aquatic venues.

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