Dept. of Kinesiology Seminar Series: Russell R. Pate

The Department of Kinesiology invites you to attend the first Seminar Series in 2019, featuring a talk from Dr. Russell R. Pate. Pate will be presenting on “Attaining the New Physical Activity Guidelines—A National Strategic Plan.” Pate is a professor in the Department of Exercise Science in the Arnold School of Public Health at the… Read More »

Making KIN-nections

Making KIN-nections is a career exposure and networking event for Kinesiology undergraduate students. This event offers students an opportunity to network with professionals and learn about kinesiology-related career options in health, wellness, fitness, sport, and more. Students can also use this event to connect with Kinesiology research labs, student organizations, graduate school programs, and more.… Read More »

Physical Fitness & Blood Glucose Influence Performance in IndyCar Racing

Dr. David Ferguson is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University. In this webinar, he will discuss his research on the safety and human performance of race car drivers and pit crews. He has worked with IMSA, NASCAR, Indycar and Formula 1 teams to develop training and safety protocols to… Read More »

Kinesiology Spring Awards Luncheon

We would be pleased to have you join the Department of Kinesiology at the annual awards luncheon, at Noon on Friday, April 20, 2018, along with graduating students to celebrate their accomplishments. At this luncheon we will be recognizing undergraduate and graduate student award winners for 2017-2018. We also will honor Aaron Moffett, Sport Psychology… Read More »

Outcome-based, Student-centered Coach Education

Presented by Dr. Amy Giddings, Associate Clinical Professor of Sport Coaching and Leadership, Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA) Dr. Giddings’ presentation will focus on an approach to learning and program development that meets the needs of a diverse set of learners. Learning in an online environment is often new to students and coaches, and as a… Read More »

Department of Kinesiology Seminar Series: Karin Allor Pfieffer

“A Revised Youth Compendium of Physical Activities” About the speaker: Karin Allor Pfeiffer is an associate professor of kinesiology and member of the Center for Physical Activity and Health. She is an exercise physiologist with an interest in population-based investigations. Her research focuses on two major areas, both of which are related to physical activity in… Read More »

Exercise Physiology Research Talk: Heather Vellers

Title: Genetics Adaptation to Endurance Exercise Training: Understanding the role of the mitochondrial genome Abstract: Endurance exercise training leads to a multitude of health benefits toward the prevention and treatment of various chronic diseases. However, not all individuals respond well to exercise training. That is, some individuals have no response, while others respond poorly or… Read More »

KIN Lab Tour – PLAY’d Lab

Explore Kinesiology research by taking a tour through the PLAY’d Lab. PLAY’d—Physical Activity in Youth With Disabilities Laboratory—is directed by Assistant Professor Janet Hauck. The lab is located in room 21A in the lower level of the IM Circle Building. Some information on the lab: The lab studies children and infant movement, development and body… Read More »