Grants and Research

August 4, 2015
The Indianapolis Star: Champion sprinter has cheetah-like, 'super-fast' muscle fibers
Story quotes HPL director Scott Trappe.
July 22, 2015
UPI: Researchers to explore Mount Rainier ice cave
Source: UPI
UPI interviews geologist Lee Florea about his upcoming trek.
September 9, 2013
Ball State Researcher Studying Exercise Effects on Astronauts
Source: WIBC FM
Ball State Researcher Studying Exercise Effects on Astronauts (Sept. 9): Dr. Scott Trappe is the Director of the Human Performance Laboratory and the John and Janet Professor of Exercise Science at Ball State. Trappe was a part of a team of researchers that developed a new exercise regiment for astronauts to do in space. He says the exercises were designed to address a variety of issues to protect all aspects of the body during prolonged space flight.
February 6, 2013
Study finds a spoonful of cinnamon improves health
Sprinkling a spoonful of cinnamon on breakfast foods not only adds a burst of flavor but also dramatically lowers an individual's blood sugar levels, potentially reducing the chance of developing diabetes, says a new study from Ball State University.
November 19, 2012
Ball State students' work wins awards
Source: Star Press
For the second year in a row, a project located in Haiti and executed by a class of Ball State architecture and landscape architecture students has been recognized in the 2012 Honor Awards Program sponsored by the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS). In addition, four students from the same class earned a third-place award in the 2012 (New) Concrete Unit Design Competition sponsored by the National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) and funded through the Indiana Concrete Masonry Association (ICMA).
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