KHP Graduate Student Orientation, August 24, 2017

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There will be a mandatory student orientation meeting for all KHP graduate students on August 24, 2017, from 3:30-5:00 PM in The 90, Room 202. Students will meet their professors, get helpful tips from experienced graduate students, and find out about research opportunities. We look forward to seeing you there! … Read More

PAWS Institute 2017

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The 8th annual UK PAWS (Physical Activity and Wellness Schools) Institute was held June 19, 2017 at Tates Creek High School. This professional development opportunity, offered for health and physical educators, is organized each year by Dr. Aaron Beighle and Dr. Heather Erwin of the Kinesiology & Health Promotion (KHP) … Read More

In loving memory of John W. Hall, Ph.D.

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John W. Hall, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emeritus, died February 13, 2017 at Baptist Health, Lexington. He was a retired associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Hall received his Ph.D. in Special Physical Education from the University of Oregon in 1975. … Read More

Costa Rica Study Abroad Experience Summer 2017

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Ever thought about visiting Costa Rica? Interested in Study Abroad? Mindy Ickes, Associate Professor in Kinesiology and Health Promotion at UK, is inviting students to participate in a Study Abroad Program (PDF) in Costa Rica this summer. “We will be traveling to Costa Rica May 24 through June 21, 2017. … Read More

UK Partnership Receives Federal Grant for Health Education Curriculum Development Project

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College of Education Assistant Professor Elizabeth Fettrow-Whitney, Ph.D., and College of Agriculture, Food, & Environment Senior Extension Specialist Nicole Peritore, M.S recently received a $159,586 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food & Agriculture, for their K – 8 Health Education curriculum & professional development … Read More

Using Sports to Empower and Connect People

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Sports are an intrinsic part of the American life — bringing folks together on the field, in the backyard and around the TV. But sports are also bringing people together in an even bigger way — people from different continents, cultures and walks of life — thanks to a concept … Read More

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