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THE ITHACAN

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THE ITHACAN

Rumit Kakar, assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, researched how personalized boot heights and a new harness backpack design would impact the comfort of firefighters.

Professors research more efficient firefighter equipment

By Nicole Pimental, Staff Writer December 5, 2016
Kakar studied the impact of personalized boot heights and a new harness backpack design on the comfort and efficiency of firefighters.
For the past 3 1/2 years, Deborah King has been researching figure skating injuries and the impact of forces on the body created by jumps and moves.

Ithaca College professor researches figure-skating injuries

By Angela Weldon, Staff Writer March 17, 2015
Deborah King, associate professor in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences at Ithaca College, specializes in biomechanics of human movement and sports performance and has been working to understand why figure skating injuries are so common.
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