May Declared Exercise is Medicine Month in Kentucky

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by Brad Duncan At the request of the UK College of Education’s J.W. Yates and to follow in the footsteps of a national movement, Governor Steve Beshear proclaimed May to be Exercise is Medicine Month in Kentucky. “This is important because we are trying to get people to understand that … Read More

Spotlight on Faculty Member Lucian Taylor

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Q: How long have you been at the College of Education? What is your position here? A: This is my 18th year at UK! I am an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion in pedagogy. I’m also the director of our Life Fitness Classes. I work … Read More

Beighle Appears on KET Program

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University of Kentucky College of Education faculty member Aaron Beighle, who co-directs the Health & Wellness Lab within the Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab, will appear in the KET program “More Than Child’s Play: Why Physical Activity Matters” which debuts Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 9 p.m. EST. According to a report … Read More

Visiting Physical Education Researcher to Give Lecture at UK

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By Brad Duncan Stuart Fairclough has traveled throughout the United Kingdom addressing the importance of physical activity and education. Now he will visit another UK, the University of Kentucky, to speak on his research in this area thanks to the UK College of Education’s Internationalization Committee and Department of Kinesiology … Read More

Part-time Instructor Helps Save Fellow Vacationer

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by Brad Duncan Vacations are a time for people to rest, relax, travel and just take a break from the regularity of daily life. However, for Vicki Sageser, a recent trip brought the opportunity to save a life. During a visit to North Carolina in late July, Sageser and her … Read More

Mark Abel Studies Firefighter Fitness and Performance

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by Brad Duncan Thanks to support from the Kentucky Fire Commission, University of Kentucky College of Education Assistant Professor Mark Abel has been conducting a six-month investigation into ways to improve the health and fireground performance of firefighters. Abel, a faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, … Read More

KHP Students Recognized with Hackensmith Awards

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The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP) honored three students this spring with the 2007-08 Hackensmith Awards. Jen Abel, Andrew Albers and Terry Clayton were recognized for outstanding work during their academic careers. “These students exemplify what we look for when giving these awards,” said Melody Noland, the George … Read More

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