Warm February Days Move Fitness Courses Outdoors

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    Several of the university’s Life Fitness Program courses had the opportunity to move class outdoors during some of February’s warmer-than-typical days this year. Pictured are students in the Spring 2018 Ultimate Frisbee course, playing outdoors for the first time when highs reached the upper 70s on Feb. 20. … Read More

Kinesiology and Health Promotion Students Present at American College of Sports Medicine Meeting

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Taylor Dinyer, a Kinesiology and Health Promotion scholar, received the second place research award in the master’s level student division at the Southeast Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting. Dinyer’s presentation was titled, “Low Intensity Resistance Training to Failure on 1RM Strength in Untrained Females.” Her … Read More

Researchers Partner to Explore Impact of Social and Cultural Pressures on Women’s Sexual Desire

Women’s sexual desire is influenced by a host of factors. In a study published in Sexuality & Culture, University of Kentucky College of Education researchers homed in on a piece of the puzzle — the influence of social and cultural issues on desire. It’s a factor not often studied, particularly … Read More

Education Abroad Program Immerses Students in Sexual Health Education Culture in the Netherlands

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The University of Kentucky Office of LGBTQ* Resources — in partnership with Dr. Kristen Mark, LGBTQ* Resources faculty fellow and faculty member in the UK College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion — is offering a unique education abroad experience focused on gender and sexuality in Kentucky and … Read More

Mark Selected as TEDMED Research Scholar

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Kristen Mark, University of Kentucky College of Education assistant professor of health promotion and director of the Sexual Health Promotion Lab, has been selected as a 2015 TEDMED Research Scholar. Mark is one of 32 scholars selected from hundreds of applications based on her experience and expertise. TEDMED is the … Read More

Sport Leadership Program Opens Doors

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  Careers in athletics are not limited to roles on the playing field. Consider Josh Harbolt’s story.  He chose business administration with an emphasis in finance as his undergraduate major.  Today, he’s employed by an NCAA Division I athletic program. Harbolt grew up just outside Portland, Oregon and enrolled at … Read More

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