UK Faculty, Students Contribute to National Cancer Prevention Workshop

An educational session airing Thursday, Feb. 4 during the National Cancer Prevention Workshop will feature expert information from University of Kentucky faculty and students. The workshop is typically an event on Capitol Hill that educates students and legislators and provides continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, and public health professionals. The … Read More

Enhance Your Spring 2021 Semester with Face-to-Face Courses

Interested in face-to-face courses? The College of Education has a number of traditional in-person as well as hybrid offerings for the Spring 2021 semester, including several engaging fitness-focused courses to contribute to a healthy lifestyle as you begin the new year. The list below is a sampling of courses offered … Read More

New Study Focuses on Hip Osteoarthritis Among Farmers

The demands of farming put agricultural workers at high risk of developing hip osteoarthritis. Researchers at the University of Kentucky College of Education are looking at why this happens and will develop methods to optimize hip health. The pilot study, funded by the Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury … Read More

Shapiro’s Work Lands in National Baseball Hall of Fame

Dr. Robert Shapiro wants students to chase their wild ideas – scientifically, yes, but also with a bit of audacity, a willingness to take risks. That’s what Shapiro did in the 1970s, and he found that pursuing his curiosity led him to groundbreaking research, which recently landed his work in … Read More

Kinesiology and Health Promotion Chair Named Journal Editor

The University of Kentucky College of Education’s Dr. Heather Erwin has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. Her four-year term will start in July as incoming editor-in-chief for the first two years of her appointment and as editor-in-chief the following two years. Among her dozens … Read More

Erwin Named Editor of Physical Education Journal

Dr. Heather Erwin has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. Her four-year term will start in July as incoming editor-in-chief for the first two years of her appointment and as editor-in-chief the following two years. Among her dozens of published works, Erwin has appeared in … Read More

Kinesiology Professor Authors New Textbook

Students majoring in kinesiology-exercise science at the University of Kentucky often begin their program with a course that provides a brief history of physical activity and an introduction to modern issues in sport. In the years Dr. Jill Day has been teaching it, she has never found a textbook spanning … Read More

Professor Helps Lead American School Health Association

Dr. Elizabeth Whitney’s contributions to the field of school health have been recognized by the American School Health Association (ASHA). She recently advanced to fellowship status with the organization and will serve on its 2020 board of directors. Whitney, an assistant professor in the University of Kentucky College of Education … Read More

UK Researcher’s Study Focuses on Painful Hip Condition

Written by Amanda Nelson University of Kentucky researchers are in search of answers for those who suffer from a painful hip condition known as Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAIS). A study in the January issue of Clinical Biomechanics helps shed light on the short-term outcome of anthroscopic surgery for the condition. … Read More

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