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Matthew Komelski

Matthew Komelski, Advanced Instructor

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Matthew Komelski, Advanced Instructor

Department of Human Development and Human Science
295 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-357-3822 |

Matthew Komelski is an advanced instructor of human development and family science at Virginia Tech.

Accepting new grad students: No
In need of students for research team: No
Name of research team: N/A

  • Lifespan Development
  • Gerontology (adaptive development and optimal aging)
  • Mind-body/ Psychophysical Practices (curricula & outcomes)
  • PhD, Virginia Tech
  • MS, Virginia Tech
  • MA, Univeristy of Hawaii
  • BA, Radford University
  • Associate Member, Sigma Xi: Scientific Reserach Society
  • Research Editor for The Center for Taiji and Qigong Studies
  • 2011 IDDL: Enterprise fund $2,500- Development of Stage I of an interactive interface for learning mindbody practices online. (PI Dr. Ico Bukvic)
  • 2011 CIDER: Instructional Enhancement Grant $2,000 (co-applicant Dr. Shannon Jarrott)
  • 2010 Vetra R. & Jay A. Mancini Research Prize: Department of Human Development, VT

Journal Articles

Komelski, M. F, Blieszner, R. & Miyazaki, Y. (2011) Comparing the Health Status of US Taijiquan and Qigong Practitioners to a National Survey Sample Across Ages. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, (Accepted-In Press).

Komelski, M. F. & Kim, K. Y. (2011) Taiji Self-Care: Program Development for Extended Care Nursing Staff at a Local Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Federal Practitioner (Revised- In Press).

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