David Cooper (Philosophy) and James Greene (Philosophy) attended the 22nd Meeting for the International Conference on Philosophy of Law on Justice and Globalization in Granda, Spain. Cooper presented a paper titled "Can Tribal Humanity Accomodate Diversity?" at the conference. In another presentation, Cooper gave the opening address at the 5th International Conference on Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor therapy in Minneapolis, Minn. His presentation was based on the CD he developed titled "Sharing the Practical Wisdom: A Dictionary of PBSP Insights and Concepts with Philosophical Commentary."

NMU students from the Health, Physical Education and Recreation department gave group and individual presentations at the International Society of Biomechanics in Sport conference, held Aug. 22-27 in Beijing, China. John Lawrence presented his master’s thesis, “Quantification of Drop Jumps for Training Implications." He also was a co-author, along with students David Moss and Jacob Wagonsomer, on a paper presented by Randall Jensen (HPER) titled “Vertical Hand Force and Forearm EMG During a High-Step, Rock-On Climbing Move With and Without Added Mass. ” Student Robert Bowen presented the beginnings of his master’s thesis, “Effects of Dorsiflexion on Energy Expenditure During Cross Country Skiing Using the V1 Skate Technique.” Jensen was also co-author on Lawrence’s and Bowen’s papers. Phil Watts (HPER) was co-author on all three. Student Brock Jensen also attended the conference.


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