Marquette University's Program in Exercise Science to host an international conference for The International Society of Biomechanics in Sports. The conference brings together experts in engineering, health, and computer science focusing heavily on biomechanics research and technology. Find out more information or register for the conference here.

Dr. Kristof Kipp working with Marquette's basketball team to improve performance

Dr. Sandra Hunter named editor-in-chief of premier sports medicine journal

Effective January 1st, 2023, Professor in the Program in Exercise Science and Director of the Athletic and Human Performance Research Center (AHPRC) will start her duties as editor-in-chief of Exercise and Sports Science Review (ESSR). Read the full story here.

Exercise Science Professor receives award from MCW

Dr. Chris Simenz, clinical professor in the Program in Exercise Science received the Outstanding Medical School Educator award from the Medical College of Wisconsin. 

Dr. Chris Sundberg and Dr. Sandra Hunter receive $3.02 million grant

Two exercise science professors received a grant from the National Institute of Health's National Institution on Aging in order to further research in people with pre-diabetes. Read the full story here.

Vets, PTSD, and Yoga

Dr. Rachel Bollaert, assistant clinical professor in the Program in Exercise Science, talked with Lake Effect of Milwaukee's NPR (WUWM - 89.7 FM) station. She examined the feasibility of a Marquette University based yoga program for veterans with PTSD. This work investigated some of the common associated symptoms as well as potential psychobiological mechanisms. Listen to the full story here.

Program Accreditation

After a rigorous review, The Program in Exercise Science is now accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES). As of July 2022, the Program in Exercise Science is now one of less than 100 exercise science programs with this accreditation. More details on the importance and implications of this accreditation program can be found here.

Tools of Discovery and Survival: A Faculty Perspective

Dr. Sandra Hunter, professor of exercise science and director of the Athletic and Human Performance Research Center, wrote an important article on research and teaching from a faculty perspective. Read more here.

Exercise Science graduate receives Pedro Arrupe Award

Exercise science graduate and physical therapy student Rachel Beilfuss received the Pedro Arrupe Award for her service through StreetLife Communities, the Midnight Run and the MARDI GRAS program. Read more here.

Marquette exercise physiology students earn Bronze Certification in first-year Exercise is Medicine project on campus.

Students in the exercise physiology major, along with mentors Toni Uhrich, Mike Danduran and Carolyn Smith, initiated a campus project designed to meet the American College of Sports Medicine Exercise is Medicine guidelines for health college campuses. The initiative EIM on Campus calls upon universities to promote physical activity as a vital sign of health. To learn more, visit here

To learn more about Marquette EIM on Campus, follow it on Instagram or contact Toni Uhrich at

Dr. Michael Danduran receives John P. Raynor, S.J., Teaching Excellence Award

Having once gone viral for doing a backflip in class that was caught on video by a student, Michael Danduran said he never envisioned pursuing teaching but always knew he felt energized when he was questioning and searching for answers. Read more here.


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