Kinesiology and Health Promotion

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Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion

We offer degrees in a variety of areas— Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Health Promotion, Physical/Health Education, Sport Leadership, and Sport and Exercise Psychology. Our faculty hold degrees from some of the best universities in the nation and conduct research in a variety of areas. Please continue to explore our website for more information on specific programs.

 

 

 

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Mindful Monday A Success!

Mindful Monday took place December 4th from 6-8 p.m. at the William T. Young Library Starbucks. To help alleviate stress during dead week and promote awareness, individuals were exposed to self-care techniques, breathing exercises, biofeedback games, essential oils, and took part in a visualization exercise. The thirty attendees left with a goodie bag that included affirmation cards, self-care tips,...
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 6, 2017) (From UKNOW)  Women’s sexual desire is influenced by a host of factors, but one factor is often left out by researchers and clinicians. University of Kentucky researchers homed in on that missing piece — the influence of social and cultural issues on desire. In a study published...
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    • Dec
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 31, 2017) (From UKNOW) —  The University of Kentucky Office of LGBTQ* Resources — in partnership with Kristen Mark, LGBTQ* Resources faculty fellow and faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion — is offering a unique education abroad experience focused on gender and sexuality in Kentucky and the Netherlands. The program, Sexual Health and Sexuality Education...
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