In the Spotlight: June 29, 2016

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  • Dirk de Heer, an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, was interviewed by the Washington Post for his research on the AlterG, an anti-gravity treadmill. The article, “How high-tech tools gave this often-injured runner hope,” cites de Heer’s research demonstrating that running on the AlterG allows individuals to run faster with less impact, a benefit that may be psychological as well as physical.