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Peter M. McGinnis

Peter M. McGinnis

Peter M. McGinnis, Kinesiology Department, was honored by USA Track and Field with the 2012 C. Harmon Brown Sports Medicine and Science Award at their annual meeting held Dec. 1 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The award was presented to McGinnis at the National Pole Vault Summit on Jan. 18 in Reno, Nev. McGinnis is the biomechanist for the pole vault event for USA Track and Field. Since 1983, McGinnis has provided scientific services to elite U.S. pole vaulters and their coaches to help them prepare for the Olympic Games, International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Championships, and other international competitions.