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Seminar: How to secure research grants in Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies

Speaker: Kevin K. Byon

Lecture title: Securing Grants in Sport Management Through Expertise or Creativity
Modality: In-person
Time: 11:15 a.m.–noon, May 8
Location: HPER 235

Kevin K. Byon is a Full Professor in the Sport Management Program within the Department of Kinesiology at Indiana University – Bloomington (IUB). He is the director of graduate studies for the Department of Kinesiology and the graduate program coordinator for the Sport Management Program at IUB.

Byon’s primary research interest involves exploring psychological and environmental variables affecting consumer behavior within sport marketing and sport tourism. His secondary line of research is to contribute to the advancement of quantitative research methods in sport management using his expertise in research design, measurement, and statistics. He is the co/author of over 140 articles published in sport management and marketing scholarly journals. Byon currently serves as an Associate Editor for Sport Marketing Quarterly. He also served as a sport management section editor for the journal, Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science from 2010-2016. Throughout his career, he successfully secured approximately $800,000 in grants, in a discipline where funding opportunities are typically scarce.

Speaker: Jürgen Konczak

Lecture title: How to Write Kinesiology Research Grants for NIH and NSF
Modality: Remote
Time: 10–10:45 a.m., May 3
Time: 10:30–11 a.m.
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Jürgen Konczak is a Full Professor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He is the Director of the Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory and also serves as the Director of a university-wide Center for Clinical Movement Science that includes over 30 faculty from the allied health, clinical, engineering and movement sciences.

Konczak’s research focuses on the neurophysiology and biomechanics of human motor function in clinical and special populations. He has published extensively in the area of neuromotor control, motor development and motor dysfunction due to neurological diseases such as ataxia, Parkinson’s disease and dystonia. His research has been funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the U.S. National Science Foundation, the German Science Foundation and the European Commission.