Daniel Winslow is a concurrent Bachelor’s/Masters of Science student. Originally from Germany, Daniel has an interest in the promotion of physical activity through active transportation in urban settings; in technology and health; and in the interaction of social and built spaces. He is currently working on collaborative research projects with Augusta University, studying the validity of consumer grade physical activity monitors in research settings, and exploring cybersecurity beliefs and opinions of users of activity monitors. In addition to that, Daniel is working on a survey to understand public opinion towards a public physical activity event in Manhattan, KS. Daniel enjoys cycling, swimming and running.
Alex Aye is pursuing a major in Kinesiology, and a minor in Business. She is interested in working with and within communities to promote health and recreation through physical activity.
Raeann Bramwell is a sophomore in Kinesiology. Her goal is to further her education in Kinesiology or go into the sports medicine field and get a career emphasizing the importance of exercising. She currently teaches Zumba at the K-State Rec Complex, and assists with a kid boxing class at a local gym. Her research interests include the promotion of physical activity in kids from an early age, and adults throughout the life course. In Raeann’s free time, she likes to workout, dance, and read cheesy romantic comedy novels!
Nate Clennan is a Junior in Kinesiology with an emphasis in pre-medicine, hoping to become a doctor of internal medicine. He is interested in researching the effects of green space and contact with nature on patients receiving chemotherapy. In his free time, he loves to go to the Rec, and play basketball with roommates, and has had a love for playing the guitar since the fourth grade.
Emi Hayashi is a sophomore at Kansas State University. She plans to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in May of 2020. Upon graduation, she hopes to attend a physician’s assistant program. Her research interests emphasize physical activity and exercise as medicine. She is beginning a project that focuses on the development of a park prescription program in Manhattan, KS. Emi enjoys playing sports with friends, running, and exploring nature.
Aidan Murray is a junior in Kinesiology, minoring in pre-medicine. Aidan is interested in how the built environment affects a population’s physical, social and mental health. Specifically, Aidan is interested in the Park Prescription Program, which focuses on getting healthcare providers and community partners to encourage individuals to utilize parks, trails and open spaces in order to improve community health. Shadowing physicians and being a Certified Nurse Aide has sparked his interest in this sector of the public health field. Aidan loves to compete in sports, especially football and basketball.
Alex Ptacek is a senior in Kinesiology, Pre-PT. She is working on a research project investigating how peak expiratory flow values in asthmatic children relate to the amount of PA they engage in daily. She believes that the research experience she gathers in the lab will help her better understand the barriers to exercise experienced by children with respiratory difficulties.
Anna Spencer is a freshman in Kinesiology. After graduating, she hopes to attend medical school and work with international humanitarian organizations to help populations in need. Anna enjoys working with people and helping them lead healthier lives through physical activity. Her research focuses on physical activity and its use as a natural medical treatment. Anna enjoys being active, spending time with friends and family, and traveling.