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  • Locations: Milan, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 06/06/2020 06/21/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:
Kinesiology in Milan, Italy
 
 
 
 
 

June 6 - 21, 2020
Program Description: The program is intended to provide those advanced undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in neuromuscular biomechanics and advanced data processing with a first-hand experience in and a thorough understanding of the techniques and methods associated with the collection, processing, reduction and dissemination of research data. The study abroad program will be based at the University of Milan and will include: formal lectures delivered by primary and secondary faculty as well as and hands-on project-based assignments. This course will be taught using the "I do, we do, you do" method in which techniques are demonstrated to students, students are walked through the task by the instructors and then students complete the task independently. Students will complete preparatory assignments prior to departing for London and will complete a comprehensive paper in a format similar to that required to submit for peer­-reviewed publication.

Program Location: Milan, Italy 

 
Program Fee Program Fee Includes Program Fee Does Not Include
$3,000
(subject to change)
  • $350 Application Fee
  • Accommodations
  • Daily Lectures and site visits
  • Round trip airfare
 
  • Meals and personal expenses
  • International Medical Insurance
  • UofM summer tuition

*Please note: We reserve the right to cancel or make changes to the itinerary.

Course Information:  
CITI Training {0%) - CITI Training is training required prior to participation in research. All students participating in the course will be required to complete CITI training prior to beginning the course. This training is done online via access from the University of Memphis. Students may take the quizzes as many times as needed to pass. Students are required to verify with the instructor that they have passed CIT! training by printing the summary page to *.pdf file and upload it to eCourseware.
 
All undergraduate students will receive 3 academic credit hours awarded by the University of Memphis. Students will take part in the following course: 
ESMS 4902: Special Topics in ESMS: Research Methods in Neuromechanics (3 credit hours/ summer) 

All graduate students will receive 3 academic credit hours awarded by the University of Memphis. Students will take part in the following course: 
ESMS 7532: Special Topics in ESMS: Research Methods in Neuromechanics (3 credit hours/ summer) 

Program Itinerary (Tentative):
Departure Date: June 6th, 2020 (Arrive June 7th)
Return Date: June 21st, 2020

Daily Itinerary: 

  • Saturday, June 6th Depart Memphis, TN
  • Sunday, June 7th Arrive in Milan, Check-in at Hotel Romana Residence - Milan | Organizational Dinner with traveling student
  • Monday, June 8th Introduction to MATLAB
  • Tuesday, June 9th Data Import & Export
  • Wednesday, June 10th Working with Arrays
  • Thursday, June 11th Loops, Logics & Errors
  • Friday, June 12th Advanced Data Structures | Evening – Social Gathering with University of Milan Lab Personnel
  • Saturday, June 13th Cultural Exploration: Day Trip to Cinque Terra, La Spezia and Porto Venere (Optional for all students)
  • Sunday, June 14th Cultural Exploration: Day Trip to Como, Italy and Lake Lugano, Switzerland (Optional for all students).
  • Monday, June 15th Data Analysis in MATLAB
  • Tuesday, June 16th Advanced Data Analysis in MATLAB
  • Wednesday, June 17th Developing User Interaction in MATLAB - I
  • Thursday, June 18th Developing User Interaction in MATLAB - II
  • Friday, June 19th Capstone Project | Evening – Social Gathering with University of Milan Lab Personnel
  • Saturday, June 20th Cultural Exploration: Day Trip to Florence, Italy (Optional for all students)
  • Sunday, June 21st Morning – Return to Memphis


Faculty Leader: For more information please contact Douglas W. Powell  or Melissa Puppa .
 

 

 

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