SCAPA Students Engage in Healthy Snack Preparation

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Last week, middle school students in Angela Stark’s health class at the School for the Creative and Performing Arts (SCAPA) were engaged in a three-tiered approach to teaching healthy snack preparation. Brenton Abshire, student teacher and Health/Physical Education major at the University of Kentucky, helped to contribute to and execute … Read More

KHP Faculty Connect With Teacher Education Students

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The Physical Education and Health Education faculty recently held a meet and greet with teacher education students to familiarize students with others in the program and with instructors of their core courses. The enthusiastic and engaged group learned about requirements for entering the program and helpful tips for successfully mastering … Read More

Monica Mundy, Ph.D. Student in Health Promotion, Accepted as a DREAM Scholar Associate

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Congratulations to Monica Mundy, Ph.D. student in Health Promotion, who was recently accepted as a DREAM Scholar Associate. The DREAM Scholars program is supported by the University of Kentucky’s College of Nursing, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET). As a DREAM Scholar Associate, … Read More

KHP Graduate Student, Alex Spencer, Receives ACSM’s 2018 Biomechanics Interest Group Student Research Award

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Congratulations to Alex Spencer, a graduate student in Biomechanics, who received the 2018 ACSM Biomechanics Interest Group (BIG) Student Research Award. This award recognizes exemplar achievement by promising scientists in the field of biomechanics. Alex’s research for this award centered around developing a new method to measure quadriceps force steadiness … Read More

KHP Doctoral Students Complete Graduate Certificate in College Teaching & Learning

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Doctoral students, Seth Eckler (Education Sciences) and Ryan Mason (Exercise Science), received their Graduate Certificate in College Teaching & Learning, Spring 2018. This certificate prepares graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and current faculty for the full range of responsibilities at institutions of higher education. The 12-credit-hour Certificate, including a required 3-credit-hour … Read More

Keeping the Spark Alive in Long-term Relationships

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (From UKNOW – April 5, 2018) — It’s a well-known fact that sexual desire ebbs and flows throughout the life of a long-term relationship for a number of reasons. Questions like “What factors increase and decrease desire?” and “How can couples work through those factors?” have long been topics … Read More

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

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