Mindful Monday A Success!

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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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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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  Mike Graham A passionate presenter and teacher, Mike Graham has taught Physical Education for 21 years and currently works at Williamsburg Elementary School in Geneva, Illinois. He serves on his state’s (IAHPERD) social media committee and is President-Elect of the Northern District IAHPERD.  You can connect with Mike and find out more about his #PhysEd program on his website: Read More → -->
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Come to Starbucks Willy T on December 4, 2017, from 6-8PM for Mindful Monday. The event will teach you self-care, mindfulness, and de-stressing techniques to utilize while you prep for finals. Learn about essential oils to calm or invigorate you, mindful breathing techniques to help you focus, images to de-stress you, and biofeedback games to help you learn how...
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KHP Students Represent UK at KAHPERD

The Department of Kinesiology & Health Promotion was well represented this year at the Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (KAHPERD) annual conference on Nov. 13th and 14th in Lexington, KY.  Several of our Health Promotion graduate students conducted poster presentations on topics such as tobacco-use, smoke-free public housing, classroom-based physical activity, and the role of the...
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Anna Buchanan, Health Promotion graduate student, has designed a program for UK students and young adults as a part of Dr. Mindy Ickes' KHP 609 class - College Health Promotion. The project, useLEX|moveLEX|fitLEX, promotes physical activity by utilizing free resources in and around Lexington, KY. The goal of the project is to help students explore Lexington's natural areas while...
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Campus Recreation is hosting a couple of fun fall activities. Join other students on the Johnson Center Blue Courts to enjoy Pumpkin Painting, Halloween Hip Hop and more on October 3, 2017 at 6:30. Then on October 12, you can be center stage on Kroger Football Field! Come and participate in Yoga in the largest studio in Lexington from 7-8 PM....
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Lexington, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2017) – (From UKNOW) The University of Kentucky's tobacco-free ambassadors are teaming up with American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) and over 20 other leading health organizations to celebrate the first-ever Kick It, Kentucky! week. From...
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Participants in the Tobacco-free Ambassadors Partnership (TAP) project LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 18, 2017) — (From UKNOW) Members of the University of Kentucky’s BREATHE team, representing the UK College of Nursing and UK College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, hosted a kickoff for the Tobacco-free Ambassadors Partnership (TAP) project on Sept. 11, in partnership with Hazard High School’s...