Dr. Kimitake (Kimi) Sato, is a first year faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology, Leisure, and Sport Sciences at the ETSU. Dr. Sato was a biomechanics lecturer for the Kinesiology program at Arizona State University. He completed his Ph.D. in exercise science with concentration in biomechanics at the University of Northern Colorado in 2010. He earned his master’s degree in movement science with concentration in sport biomechanics from Barry University (FL) in 2007, and received his bachelor’s degree in healthful living / sport studies from Lenoir-Rhyne College (NC) in 2001. His research interest is to identify specific sports injuries from physical capabilities and anthropometry measurements. He is also interested in sports products testing for performance enhancement and injury prevention purposes. Dr. Sato is currently an active member of NSCA, ISBS, and USAW. Most recently, Dr. Sato became TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) certified.