Dr. Kwon Receives McCrone Promising Faculty Scholars Award

Young Sub Kwon, Kinesiology and Recreation Administration
Young Sub Kwon’s research on the physiological processes of body temperature during high-intensity exercise has attracted nationwide attention from media including NBC News, The Wall Street Journal, and The Los Angeles Times. The impact of Kwon’s findings has implications that can increase human performance and decrease fatigue.

In his second year at HSU, Kwon serves as director of the Human Performance Lab. His research projects include investigating applications of a novel cooling technology, and forging partnerships with the Arcata Fire Protection District and Humboldt Bay Fire that will contribute to future research efforts.

“His research is consistent with the HSU mission and vision of enhancing community service and supporting student learning and success,” said Rock Braithwaite, professor of Kinesiology & Recreation Administration.