Hackney named National Academy of Kinesiology fellow

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - Anthony Hackney, a professor of exercise physiology and nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology.

Anthony Hackney, a professor of exercise physiology and nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology.

The academy’s members have made significant contributions to kinesiology through scholarship and professional service. It encourages and promotes the study and educational applications of the science of human movement and physical activity.

Hackney joins eight U.S. and two international scholars recently inducted into the academy. He is assistant chair of the exercise and sport science department in the College of Arts and Sciences and serves on the board of directors for the Center for the Study of Retired Athletes.

His research focuses on the human endocrine system and the development of dysfunctions in the system from exposure to physiological stressors.

Website: http://www.aakpe.org

College of Arts and Sciences contact: Kim Spurr, (919) 962-4093, spurrk@email.unc.edu

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