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Behind the Blue with UK's Sports Medicine Research Institute (SMRI)

February 15, 2018

The Olympics celebrates all things sport, and medalists are widely considered the "ultimate athlete."  But the special operations forces of the U.S.

Military 'Mission' at Kroger Field Builds Community During Lexington's Week of Valor

November 9, 2017

The stereotype that military veterans are war-haunted, depressed or even violent belies the quieter reality that millions of veterans thrive in civilian life.

Operation Wildcat brought a military experience to Kroger Field

November 9, 2017

It was not a covert military campaign overseas, but a grueling military exercise testing physical athleticism, mental sharpness and team cooperation under the lights at Kroger Field on Tuesday nigh

Veterans, civilians compete in Operation Wildcat

November 9, 2017

The Lexington Fire Department co-sponsored a challenge called Operation Wildcat. It was held Tuesday night from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. at Kroger Field.

Operation Wildcat, Military training and team building at Kroger Field

November 9, 2017

Roughly 120 veterans and civilians took part in military-style obstacle courses and team building exercises at Kroger Field Tuesday night, co-sponsored by national veteran's organization Team RWB a

"Operation Wildcat" Registration Open – Test Your Skills with Military Veterans

November 7, 2017

"Operation Wildcat" may sound like a police sting, but it's actually an opportunity for veterans and civilians to work together and solve a challenge that feels a lot like a military mission.&

Bluegrass Market Review | UK researchers tackle health, energy and agriculture for the win-win

November 2, 2017

The University of Kentucky recently opened its Sports Medicine Research Institute, spearheaded by the UK College of Health Sciences and supported in part by a grant from the U.S.

Injury Prevention and Performance Enhancement in Special Operations Forces – Nick Heebner, PhD – Kentucky University

October 23, 2017

Although several studies have been done on injury epidemiology in US military personnel, there is limited published data for injury prevention techniques or how to enhance resiliency in US Special

Inside the UK Sports Medicine Research Institute

July 20, 2017

By Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis