School readiness. These two words can have very different meanings to teachers and parents, as doctoral fellow Ellen Litkowski discovered in her most recent research project.
Doctoral fellow Matthew Beerse and Jerry Wu, director of the Center for Pediatric Locomotion Sciences, are analyzing children’s control over a biomechanical concept called leg stiffness.
Deborah Shapiro is working with local organizations to examine how adapted sports like wheelchair basketball impact heart rates and activity levels among youth with physical disabilities.
Gertrude Tinker Sachs and Ewa McGrail have learned more about how children in a low-income community express themselves when discussing books they’ve read and stories they’ve created and illustrated in comic book fashion.
Brendan Calandra, Maggie Renken and Jonathan Cohen’s AMAYS project seeks to increase traditionally underserved middle school students’ interest in technology-focused STEM careers.