Kinesiology & Health Science

College will host Kinesiology Research Day

AUGUSTA, GA – The Augusta University College of Education will host Kinesiology Research Day from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 20, in Christenberry Fieldhouse. The day will highlight research from undergraduate and graduate kinesiology students. Dr. Claudio Battaglini, professor of kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at …

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Kinesiology student and professor study impact of ketones on golf

AUGUSTA, GA – Additional benefits to the trending ketogenic diet may soon be clearer, thanks to research being conducted by Dr. Maleah Holland, professor of kinesiology in the Augusta University College of Education, and Grant Blume, junior kinesiology student. Blume has been awarded the Southern Regional Honors Council Student Scholars …

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Kinesiology student presents research at honors conference

Augusta, GA— Amanda Dojack, a senior kinesiology major in the College of Education, presented new research on the relationship between cognitive performance and cardiovascular health in older versus younger people at the 19th annual Phi Kappa Phi Student Research and Fine Arts Conference at Augusta University on March 18. Dojack’s …

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Kinesiology professor wins award for leadership

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Dr. Hannah Bennett, professor of kinesiology, was recently presented with a Value of Leadership award by second-year students at Augusta University at the Half-Way There Celebration on April 11. Leadership is one of several values held dear by Augusta University. The university defines leadership as qualities reflected …

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Kinesiology launches new lab for teaching and research

AUGUSTA, GA. – Dr.  Steven Page, chair of Kinesiology, recently launched the department’s new dry lab in Christenberry Fieldhouse, kicking off the life of the new space with a tour for Provost Gretchen Caughman, an overview of faculty areas of research and an array of healthy snacks. The new teaching …

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U.S. News & World Report interviews kinesiology professor

Dr. Maleah Holland, professor in the Department of Kinesiology in the Augusta University College of Education, was interviewed by U.S. News and World Report about #ketones, the focus of her current research, as well as raspberry ketones. Read the article here: https://health.usnews.com/health-care/patient-advice/articles/2018-02-28/whats-the-deal-with-raspberry-ketones #weightloss #nutrition #diet #education #kinesiology #research #ketosis

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College releases app to help adapt sports for special needs

AUGUSTA, GA – Students with special needs can sometimes be excluded from extracurricular activities and sports because teachers and caretakers may not know how to adapt to their needs. To combat this, students in Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo’s Family and Community Engagement for Exceptional Children class, along with the department of …

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Kinesiology student to compete for Miss Georgia title

by Brennan Meagher AUGUSTA, GA. – In October, Augusta University hosted a beauty pageant and Dejah Johnson was crowned the first Miss Augusta University. The kinesiology student, track athlete and member of the Lumin Society, a student ambassador program, thought the pageant would be a great opportunity to meet other …

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