News and Events

    • 06
    • Dec
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...
    • 30
    • Nov
  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 → -->
    • 28
    • Nov
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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    • 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...
    • 27
    • 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...