Research

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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Kinesiology students present research at state conference

AUGUSTA, GA. – Two senior Kinesiology students presented with Dr. Graeme Connolly at the annual Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center on Nov. 6-8. Jordan Bickett and Roderick Bolden Jr. spoke on “Effective Coaching Practices of State Championship Winning …

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College hosts LASER Talk focused on STEAM education

AUGUSTA, GA. – The Augusta University College of Education partnered with the Department of Art to host a second LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) Talk on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 6-8 p.m. in the JSAC Ballroom on the university’s Summerville Campus. More than 100 people attended the forum, part of …

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Kinesiology leads university in undergraduate research

AUGUSTA, GA. – Students from the Augusta University College of Education recently presented research at the 4th annual Center for Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Summer Scholars Symposium on July 21.                 The 2016 CURS Summer Scholars Program hosted 16 total projects, with the …

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Differently shaped chainrings not necessarily beneficial

AUGUSTA, GA. – If you had a secret weapon, would you use it? That is what Dr. Amos Meyers, Professor of Kinesiology, is trying to answer through his research on cycling equipment. One of the pieces of the bicycle that amateur cyclists and spectators may not consider is the impact …

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Alum wins prestigious teaching fellowship

Sabrina Jones, a 2004 graduate of Augusta University, has been awarded a 2016 Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Georgia Teaching Fellowship. The fellowship was designed to address a shortage of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) teachers in Georgia. “I have chosen to focus on middle school science, because this is …

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Harper delivers keynote address on literacy techniques

AUGUSTA, GA – Dr. Rebecca Harper, Professor of Education at Augusta University, was recently invited to give the keynote address at the 4th Annual Literacy Leaders Conference at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va. Harper has been passionate about literacy for years, starting with her time as a classroom teacher. “I taught …

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College of Education student published in national journal

AUGUSTA, GA. Michelle Harrell has been immersed in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder since childhood. Her brother as well as both her children were all diagnosed with ADHD. In addition to medication, cognitive-behavioral therapies, and physical therapy, Harrell was able to help her children with a newer alternative treatment called nutritional …

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Faculty will present at premier national research conference

(Above: AERA President Joyce E. King addresses the 2015 convention. Click to see more photos from AERA 2015)  AUGUSTA, GA. – Several faculty members from the Augusta University College of Education have been accepted as presenters for the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) annual conference in Washington, D.C., in April 2016. …

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