January 2018

Johna Register-Mihalik focuses on prevention and treatment of concussions

Johna Register-Mihalik, pictured here with a female research participant, research focuses on the prevention, education, consequences, and clinical management of recreation- and sport-related traumatic brain injury.

Johna Register-Mihalik is an assistant professor in the department of exercise and sport science within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. She is also a faculty member of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center and the Injury Prevention Research Center. Her research focuses on the prevention, education, consequences, and clinical management of recreation- and sport-related traumatic brain injury.

Exercise and sport science professor recommends 10 ways to work out at work

A person riding a bike

We spend a third of each day at work, many of us sitting at a desk or at a computer. This inactivity is so bad for us that some health experts have declared that “sitting is the new smoking.” If you’ve resolved to exercise more in 2018, check out these tips from Abbie Smith-Ryan, associate professor in the department of exercise and sport science in the College of Arts & Sciences, to share 10 ways to make your workout part of your workday.