COVID-19 Student Commentaries

Hosted by the AHPRC (Athletic and Human Performance Research Center) and Marquette's COVID-19 Research Initiative, COVID-19 Student Commentaries is an outlet for Marquette undergraduate and graduate students to delve into research stemming from the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, and gain experience writing research pieces. 

Read student commentaries on research and issues related to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic below, and find out how you can submit your own commentary piece!

 

Student Commentaries

"How to Measure Muscle and Fat in Children?"

Emily Anderson, Undergraduate Student
September 9, 2021

"Best Practice Cardiopulmonary Fitness Assessments in Children"

Sarah Lessila, Undergraduate Student
August 30, 2021

"Implementing Resistance Training Into Pediatric Exercise: Single Ventricle Populations"

Charles Rydeski, Graduate Student
August 30, 2021

"Exercise Benefits for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder"

Stephanie Jansen, Undergraduate Student
August 17th, 2021

"Not Just Clumsiness -- Recognizing Developmental Coordination Disorder"

Jane Layden, Undergraduate Student
August 17th, 2021

"Does Computer Modeling with an Interactive User Interface Improve Learning?" 

Davina Lettau, Undergraduate Student
June 16th, 2021

"Health Disparities in Asthma Populations During the
COVID-19 Pandemic"

Kaitlyn Slater, Undergraduate Student
June 2nd, 2021

"Age-Related Loss of Skeletal Muscle Strength and Size"

Isabell Dobrzycki, Undergraduate Student
April 28th, 2021

"Ways to Improve Communication While Wearing a Mask"

Emily Olsen, Undergraduate Student
April 14th, 2021

"How Has Pain Management Been Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic?"

Brianna Weibye, Graduate Student
April 9th, 2021

"Exercise for Children with Communication Disorders"

Jane Layden, Undergraduate Student
April 9th, 2021

"The Neurological Effects of COVID-19 on
Motor Function and Performance" 

Parinita Ezhilarasan, Undergraduate Student
September 3rd, 2020

"Who is Wearing a Mask to Curb the Spread of COVID-19?
Part III: The Impact of Mask Mandates"

David Wrucke, Undergraduate Student
Meggie Rose Hart, Undergraduate Student
Gretchen Zirgaitis, Undergraduate Student
September 3rd, 2020

"The Implementation of Campus Contact Tracing to Track COVID-19 Cases"

Parinita Ezhilarasan, Undergraduate Student
August 24th, 2020

"Who is Wearing a Mask to Curb the Spread of COVID-19?
Part II: Locational Differences in Mask Wearing"

David Wrucke, Undergraduate Student
Lauren Opielinski, M.S.
August 12th, 2020

"Who is Wearing a Mask to Curb the Spread of COVID-19?
Part I: Age and Gender Differences in Mask Wearing" 

Meggie Rose Hart, Undergraduate Student
Lauren Opielinski, M.S.
August 3rd, 2020

"The Rise of Food Insecure Students during the COVID-19 Crisis"

Rachel Beilfuss, Graduate Student
July 31st, 2020

"Safety Considerations While Exercising during COVID-19" 

Rachel Beilfuss, Graduate Student
Gretchen Zirgaitis, Undergraduate Student
July 21st, 2020

"Physical Activity Patterns and the Way the World Moves Alters during Stay at Home Orders"

Gretchen Zirgaitis, Undergraduate Student
Rachel Beilfuss, Graduate Student
July 9th, 2020

"Coping with Grief in the Time of COVID-19"

Kat R. McConnell, Graduate Student
July 9th, 2020

"Does Mask-Wearing Make a Difference in the Spread of COVID-19?" 

Michael Haischer, Graduate Student & AHPRC Lab Manager 
June 3rd, 2020


 

Submit a Commentary

Are you a Marquette student with a commentary idea? Submit a pre-proposal with your idea, and you could have the chance to have your commentary published on our site! Considering the current pandemic, the AHPRC is especially interested in student commentaries related to the COVID-19 pandemic and response. Commentaries should additionally line up with the missions and goals of the AHPRC. 

Fill out a pre-proposal form.

View an example of a pre-proposal form. 

Email completed pre-proposal forms to michael.haischer@marquette.edu