UND professor appointed co-editor of major book series on sports medicine


Kate Menzies

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College of Education & Human Development


Dennis Caine, professor and chair in the University of North Dakota's Department of Kinesiology & Public Health Education, part of the College of Education & Human Development (CEHD), was named series co-editor for the long-standing Karger Publisher's book series, titled Medicine and Sport Science on Jan. 1.

Caine also currently serves on editorial review boards for the British Journal of Sport Medicine (associate editor), Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, and Research in Sports Medicine: An International Journal.

Prior to coming to UND, Caine was a professor in the Department of Physical Education, Health and Recreation at Western Washington University in Bellingham, from 1992-2007. He began his career as a physical education teacher in Canada and with the Canadian Department of National Defense in Germany.

Caine's research interests involve the epidemiology of injury in sport and recreation activities, injury and growth and the effects of intensive training on growth. Within the Department of Kinesiology & Public Health Education, Caine teaches Epidemiology in Public Health, Applied Motor Development, Motor Development and Physical Activity Epidemiology.

Caine is a former interim dean of the CEHD.