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

Rena Goodwin, Graduate of KHP’s Teaching and Coaching Master’s Program, Receives Thesis Award from the American Psychological Association

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Rena Goodwin, graduate of KHP’s Teaching and Coaching master’s program (2017) (Co-chairs: Dr. Marc Cormier and Dr. Heather Erwin. Committee member: Dr. Jeff Reese) received the 2018 Society for Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Thesis Award from the American Psychological Association. Her thesis, entitled Self-Stigma, Attitudes, and Preferences When Seeking Mental … 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

KHP Health Promotion Faculty, Melinda Ickes, Ph.D., featured in January 2018 BINGOcize® Newsletter

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Melinda Ickes, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Health Promotion in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, is working with colleagues and students to implement the Bingocize® program in Certified Nursing Facilities as part of a three year project approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Bingocize® is a … Read More

Mindful Monday A Success!

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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 … Read More

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