Category Archives: Kinesiology

Smith inducted into National Academy of Kinesiology

Alan L. Smith, chairperson of the Department of Kinesiology in Michigan State University’s College of Education, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Kinesiology. The election is a significant honor for scholars and leaders in the field, granted only to a select few professionals who are held in high esteem by… Read More »

Spartans help Fill-the-Bus

Students, faculty and staff, we need your help to Fill-the-Bus this week at MSU! The College of Education is participating in the annual university-wide collection of items such as school supplies, non-perishable food, health and hygiene items and sports or play equipment. The donations go to the Family Resource Center-Student Parents on a Mission and… Read More »

‘Weakest links’ show greatest gains in relay races

The inferior members of swimming or running relay teams – those athletes who fared poorest in individual races – showed the greatest gains when performing as part of a team, and those gains were even greater during final races as opposed to preliminary races. The new research from Michigan State University’s Deborah Feltz and Kaitlynn… Read More »

Two from MSU inducted into athletic training hall of fame

John Powell and Sally Nogle, who teach in the Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University, will be inducted into the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA)  Hall of Fame on June 28, 2012. The honor is reserved for athletic trainers whose long-standing careers represent the best of their profession. Nogle, currently associate head athletic trainer… Read More »

Changes to Michigan teacher certification rules

All Michigan teachers should be aware of changes that will affect state requirements for renewing their teaching certification, as well as advancing from the Provisional Certificate to the Professional Certificate. All changes become effective Sept. 1, 2013. Under the new administrative rules, teachers no longer have to earn 18 credits in a planned program to… Read More »

Confucius Institute to hold Chinese camps

For the latest information, please visit http://experiencechinese.com/index.php/programs/summer-camp. The Confucius Institute at Michigan State University (CI-MSU) is holding a non-profit Chinese Language and Culture Camp for K-12 students this summer. The program includes camps at three different levels: Kindergarten through grade 5, 6th grade through 8th grade, and 9th grade through 12th grade. The camps feature… Read More »