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Elaine Cress,2008 Herbert H. deVires Award

Elaine Cress, professor of exercise science and director of the Aging and Physical Performance Laboratory in the College of Education’s department of kinesiology, received the 2008 Herbert H. deVries Award for Distinguished Research in the field of aging and gerontology from the American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation. Cress also serves as a faculty member in UGA’s Institute of Gerontology, based in the College of Public Health, where she works to provide a way to quantify the concept of physical reserve as it relates to functional ability and physical capacity.