Publications

Publications

New Educator The New Educator magazine is published twice each year to communicate the ongoing strengths and latest developments of the faculty, students and programs in the College of Education at Michigan State University. Annual Report The College of Education publishes an Annual Report each fall to reflect on highlights from the previous academic year… Read More »

Eisenmann leads research efforts at new pediatric obesity center

Eisenmann leads research efforts at new pediatric obesity center

Michigan State University assistant professor of kinesiology Joe Eisenmann was recently named lead researcher of the new Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Healthy Weight Center, which is expected to contribute critical information about the causes, consequences and treatment of childhood obesity. Eisenmann, also an adjunct assistant professor in Pediatrics and Human Development, studies how genetic and… Read More »

Pivarnik helps unveil national physical activity plan

Pivarnik helps unveil national physical activity plan

Michigan State University kinesiology professor James Pivarnik was on hand May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C., as the first national, comprehensive plan was unveiled to support and encourage physical activity among Americans. Leaders across public health, transportation, government, education and business announced the plan at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The vision is… Read More »

Dan Gould receives honorary doctorate from University of Brussels

At the occasion of its 40th anniversary, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel bestowed on December 9, 2009 Dr. Daniel R. Gould, Professor of Applied Sport Psychology in the Department of Kinesiology and Director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports at Michigan State University, the honorary degree of Doctor Honoris Causa. In the presence… Read More »

Measuring physical activity: Pfeiffer studies issues with accelerometers

Measuring physical activity: Pfeiffer studies issues with accelerometers

By Nicole Geary Karin Pfeiffer felt compelled to promote fitness long before public concerns about child obesity reached critical mass. She was the kid in the backyard organizing all kinds of games, the high school basketball captain and the undergrad who played every intramural sport. It seemed natural to become a kinesiology scholar focused, firmly,… Read More »

Illinois teacher named Outstanding Alumni K-12 Teacher

Illinois teacher named Outstanding Alumni K-12 Teacher

Kraig R. Conyer, an adapted physical education teacher at Hinsdale South High School in Darien, Ill., has received the prestigious Outstanding Alumni K-12 Teacher Award from the Michigan State University College of Education Alumni Association. He was honored for creating exciting new opportunities for students to participate in inclusive physical education programs during an Awards… Read More »

National Association For Sport and Physical Education Honors ISYS With Top Award

Michigan State University’s Institute for the Study of Youth Sports (ISYS) was honored by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education with the Ross Merrick National Recognition Award for the center’s longtime commitment of using research and best practice evidence to advocate for young athletes. Kinesiology Professor Dan Gould of MSU’s College of Education,… Read More »