Student Receives National Award from SHAPE America

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The Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) honored University of Kentucky College of Education student Barry Phillips as a “Major of the Year” during the organization’s 133rd National Convention & Expo in March in Nashville, Tenn.  The award celebrates outstanding undergraduate students in the health, physical education, recreation … 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

Alumnae Receives Feamster Trailblazer Award

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Brigid DeVries, an alumnae from the University of Kentucky College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, and a recent part-time instructor, will be honored with the 2016 Sue Feamster Trailblazer Award on Sunday, Feb. 21 when the Kentucky women’s basketball team faces Arkansas at 3 p.m. ET inside … Read More

Study Abroad with KHP

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Students (regardless of major) are invited to study abroad with the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. New courses and programs are available for UK study abroad in Summer 2015. Along with aid from the International Center for Education Abroad and Exchanges, Dr. Rosie Lanphere and Dr. Randy Crist join … Read More

Tobacco-free campus leader speaks at New York conference

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Dr. Melinda Ickes was invited to present at the SUNY Regional Tobacco-Free Educational Sessions Nov. 13-15, 2014 in Albany and Manhattan, New York. More than 30 campuses working toward implementing tobacco-free campus policies attended sessions. Ickes shared information on the ambassador program at the University of Kentucky and other evidence-based … Read More

The Book Box

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  Students in Dr. Elizabeth Fettrow’s KHP 380: Health Education in the Elementary School implemented a course assignment titled “The Book Box” with K-2 students. Students in this course selected children’s literature with nutrition related themes to read to the K-2 students. Then, the KHP 380 students designed a learning … Read More

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