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Gould appointed to national fitness board

January 3, 2014
Gould appointed to national fitness board

Daniel Gould, professor of kinesiology and director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports at Michigan State University, has been invited to serve on the Science Board of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. Gould joins fellow Department of Kinesiology faculty members Karin Pfeiffer, who is currently on the board,...
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Boosting physical activity among kids

March 8, 2013
Boosting physical activity among kids

A federal panel that includes a Michigan State University fitness expert today released a new report with recommendations to get American children active and healthy. Karin Pfeiffer, MSU associate professor of kinesiology, helped craft the recommendations as a member of the Science Board of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. Prepared by a...
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Posted in Academics, Alumni, Center for Physical Activity and Health, College News, Kinesiology, Outreach, Research |

Sport and exercise psychology symposium held at MSU

March 1, 2012
Sport and exercise psychology symposium held at MSU

Michigan State University hosted the 22nd annual Midwest Sport & Exercise Psychology Symposium (MSEPS) on Feb. 17-18, 2012 at the Kellogg Center. The purpose of the annual event is to highlight student work in the field and provide unique opportunities for critical feedback and discussion, according to the MSEPS website. The symposium showcases the work of upcoming scholars in...
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Kinesiology students win regional ACSM competition

November 29, 2010
Kinesiology students win regional ACSM competition

Three Michigan State University seniors majoring in kinesiology recently took first place in the exercise physiology-based Jeopardy! competition at the American College of Sports Medicine, Midwest Regional Chapter conference in Indianapolis. The students, Charlie Xin, Allison Pomerantz and Emily Bolthouse, received their winning trophy from MSU kinesiology professor Karin Pfeiffer, who is now past president...
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Wearable sensor technology to measure physical activity

September 15, 2010
Wearable sensor technology to measure physical activity

Researchers from Michigan State University’s departments of Electrical Engineering and Kinesiology are teaming up to create a new wearable sensor network to assess a person’s physical activity and overall well-being. Using technology developed by engineering professor Subir Biswas, participants will wear three small, wireless sensors – on their wrist, upper arm and lower leg...
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Preschoolers found to be inactive, research finds

June 6, 2010

Kinesiology assistant professor Karin Pfeiffer co-authored a study on the actual levels of daytime physical activity preschoolers experience.
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