William & Mary

Kinesiology & Health Sciences

In its Honors Programthe Kinesiology & Health Sciences Department awards Honors, High Honors, or Highest Honors to student research projects. The projects listed below have been defended successfully, and a copy of the thesis deposited in Swem Library.

  • Student, "Thesis" (Honors level)
    Committee Chair + Other Committee Members
  • Colleen Leathrum, "Muscle Unloading Induced Sex Specific Neurophysiological and Myofiber Profile Adaptions" (Honors) 
    Michael Deschenes + Ray McCoy and Douglas Young
  • Taylor Hodge, "Effects of Core Temperature on Exercise-Induced Mitochondrial Biogenesis: Potential Role of PGC-1α, AMPK eNOS, SIRT1, and SIRT3" (Honors) 
    Michael Brennan Harris + Randolph A. Coleman, Scott Ickes
  • No Honors students this year
  • Stephanie Bomberger, "The Effects of Nintendo Wii Fit on Balance of Elderly Adults" (Honors)
    Raymond McCoy + Brennan Harris, Robert Kohl, Randolph Coleman
  • Kyle Horst, "Effects of Cdc37 overexpression and silencing on eNOS phosphorylation and activation in endothelial cells" (Honors)                                                             Brennan Harris + Michael Deschenes, Randolph Coleman

  • Lindsay Ambrecht, "Connexin Expression After Femoral Artery Ligation" (Highest Honors)
    Robin Looft-Wilson + Michael Deschenes, David Armstrong, M. Brennan Harris
  • Crystal Rader, "Effects of Aging on Bimanual Hand Control" (Highest Honors)
    Robert Kohl + Ray McCoy, David Aday
  • Michelle Wolf, "The Relationship Between Changes in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and C-Reactive Protein Following a 758 KM, 30-Day Pilgrimage" (Highest Honors)
    Robin Looft-Wilson + M. Brennan Harris, Ingrid Edery