D.J. McDonough, Ph.D. student in the School of Kinesiology, advised by Zan Gao, Ph.D., associate professor in the School and director of the Physical Activity Epidemiology Laboratory (PAEL), was selected as one of the only graduate students to receive the 2019 SHAPE America Research Council Graduate Student Research Award in Tampa, Florida this April. Awarded to outstanding authors and presenters of research, the SHAPE America National Convention showcases the highest-rated research abstracts.
McDonough is the lead-author of “College Students’ Physiological and Psychosocial outcomes during Virtual Reality”, among co-investigators Dr. Zan Gao, Dr. Zachary C. Pope, Dr. Nan Zeng, and Wenxi Liu, current and former members of PAEL in the School. McDonough will be recognized at the C. H. McCloy breakfast at the Convention.