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

Education Abroad Program Immerses Students in Sexual Health Education Culture in the Netherlands

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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 … Read More

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