Kinesiology and Health Promotion Students, Faculty Host Activities at Elementary School

Students at Julius Marks Elementary were visited by University of Kentucky College of Education Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion faculty and students during the school’s STEAM Day in February (STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics). Dr. Rosie Lanphere, assistant professor, lead a group of Kinesiology and … Read More

Samaan Selected for Career-Development Program

Dr. Michael Samaan, University of Kentucky College of Education assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, was recently selected to be part of the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science KL2 program. Samaan’s research project, “Hip Joint Bone and Cartilage Health and Mechanics in Patients with … Read More

Feb. 8-9, 2019: UK to Host Midwest Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium

The Sport and Exercise Psychology Club at the University of Kentucky is hosting the 29th annual Midwest Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium Feb. 8-9, 2019. The meeting will feature professional workshops, panels, keynote speakers, and research presentations. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with key leaders in the field, … Read More

Kinesiology and Health Promotion Professor Wins Teacher of the Year

Dr. Elizabeth Whitney has been selected by the Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance as the 2018-2019 College/University Teacher of the Year for Health Education. She was honored at the association’s annual convention in Lexington and will be the state’s nominee for the national teaching award. As an assistant professor at the UK College of Education, Whitney’s research … Read More

Alumnus Recognized for Arts Integration

Dr. Meredith Sims, a UK College of Education alumnus who was advised during her doctoral work by Dr. Heather Erwin in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, was recently recognized for her promotion of arts integration. Sims is an assistant professor of dance and coordinator of the dance education … Read More

Health Promotion Student Represents UK in National Organization

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Jakob Hester, a second year Master of Science student in Health Promotion, was selected to represent the University of Kentucky in the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) Collegiate Champion Program. Hester was one of 20 champions selected across the country for the 2018-19 year. The Collegiate Champion program gives undergraduate … Read More

Professors, Students Promote Exercise Science and Physical Education Fields

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The UK College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion partnered with the 2018 Roots and Heritage Youth STEAM Summit at the STEAM Academy to showcase the fields of Exercise Science and Physical Education. Drs. Rosie Lanphere, Heather Erwin, and Jill Day lead a group of students volunteering at … Read More

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