KHP Students Represent UK at KAHPERD

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    • Nov

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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    • Oct
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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    • Oct
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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    • Sep
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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    • Sep
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...
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    • Sep
Dr. Walter Thompson, President of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), will present the graduate Exercise Science seminar from 8 to 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8 in the University of Kentucky Taylor Education Building auditorium (TEB 158).  His presentation is titled “Signature Programs of ACSM: Exercise is Medicine and the American Fitness Index.” Thompson will also address issues...
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    • Sep
Central Kentucky Job Club Press Release – Fall 2017 The University of Kentucky (UK) Alumni Association, Fayette County Cooperative Extension Services, and UK Human Resources Staff Career Development are pleased to announce the fall 2017 Central Kentucky Job Club schedule. The purpose of the Job Club is to provide a positive environment for motivated job seekers to meet, connect, share and learn....
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    • Aug
There will be a mandatory student orientation meeting for all KHP graduate students on August 24, 2017, from 3:30-5:00 PM in The 90, Room 202. Students will meet their professors, get helpful tips from experienced graduate students, and find out about research opportunities. We look forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions, please contact Heather Erwin, Ph.D., Director...
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    • Jun

PAWS Institute 2017

The 8th annual UK PAWS (Physical Activity and Wellness Schools) Institute was held June 19, 2017 at Tates Creek High School. This professional development opportunity, offered for health and physical educators, is organized each year by Dr. Aaron Beighle and Dr. Heather Erwin of the Kinesiology & Health Promotion (KHP) Department. Keynote speakers this year were Jo Dixon from...