KHE Graduate Student Wins Several Awards at the Texas ACSM Annual Meeting

April 17, 2018

Ann-Katrin Grotle, a Ph.D. student in the exercise science program in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, has won three awards at the most recent meeting of the Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (TACSM). Her awards include:

  • 1st place, TACSM Manuscript Award ­– for the manuscript titled “Exaggerated mechanoreflex in early stage type 1 diabetic rats: Role of Piezo channels”
  • 1st place, TACSM Research Poster Presentation Award, Doctoral level – for the abstract titled “Augmented Mechanoreflex in Type 2 Diabetic Rats: Piezo Channels, an Important Part of the Puzzle?”
  • President Cup Champion – selected by past presidents of TACSM as the overall best research poster and will represent Texas at the national ACSM president’s cup competition with the abstract titled “Augmented Mechanoreflex in Type 2 Diabetic Rats: Piezo Channels, an Important Part of the Puzzle?”

The TACSM promotes and advances medical and other scientific knowledge related to sport and exercise. The 2018 TACSM Annual Meeting was held March 1-2, 2018, at The University of Texas at Austin.

Anka Grotle receiving an award at TACSM
Ann-Katrin Grotle