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

Book Box Project at Warner Elementary School

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Elementary education majors in Dr. Whitney’s KHP 380: Health in the Elementary School course read to children as part of a mini-lesson and clinical experience at Warner Elementary School on Monday, May 16th.  The books were related to health topics, including but not limited to personal hygiene, safety, physical activity, … Read More

KHP Awards Ceremony

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The KHP Annual Awards Ceremony took place on April 21, 2016. Dr. Stephanie Bennett, coordinator, served as emcee. Lizz Gentry was recognized as the Lovaine Lewis Scholarship recipient for the second year in a row. The Hackensmith Award winners were also recognized. This award is given to students who demonstrate … Read More

UK Curriculum Puts Snap in Step of P.E. Classes

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A 10-year partnership has generated a vibrant give-and-take cycle that benefits students and P.E. staff in Fayette County Public Schools and in the University of Kentucky College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. By exchanging ideas and practicing new approaches, both sides benefit from a perpetual stream of … Read More

Health Fair at Warner Elementary School

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On Friday, April 1st, elementary education majors in Dr. Whitney’s & Mrs. McMullen’s KHP 380 course (Health Education in the Elementary School) designed & implemented learning stations for students in grades K–5 at Warner Elementary School in Jessamine County on important health topics. Such topics included: Sugar in Foods, Sun … Read More

Dr. Abel Receives NSCA Award

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Dr. Mark Abel, faculty member in the Exercise Science program, has been selected to receive the 2016 NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) Tactical Strength and Conditioning of the Year Award. The award will be presented at the NSCA TSAC Conference in San Diego, CA on April 26, 2016 during … Read More

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