Theme: Kinesiology

, Jun 17, 2010 Comments Off

Auburn and the Soldier-Athlete

The Army’s emphasis on training recruits as “soldier-athletes” inspired Col. Terrence McKenrick, commander of the 192d Infantry Brigade at Fort Benning, Ga., to reach out to Auburn kinesiologist JoEllen Sefton. Each year, an estimated 14,000 soldiers cycle through nine weeks of basic combat training or fourteen weeks of infantry training. And six days a week, [...]

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