Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

News and Events

Our EdD in KIN graduate, Lisa Almedina-McQuade, recently shared her dissertation work with her campus community at Lone Star College-University Park, in Houston, Texas.  Her topic addressed Yoga as a mindful physical activity to enhance college students’ well-being. Her findings were used to inform the student body, faculty, and administration about the benefits of a […]

Dr. Robert Owens has been an integral part of the Bryan School of Business and Economics transition to online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. For his excellence in helping the Bryan School transition so swiftly and efficiently he was awarded the Bryan School Staff Excellence Award!  Dr. Owens had this to say in regards to […]

The EdD in KIN program hosted a virtual social event a few weeks ago. Yongsun “Sun” Lee, a PhD student and Taekwondo instructor, taught basic Taekwondo skills and movements including some punches, kicks, steps, and combinations of those skills as ways to move our body while having a lot of fun. Students enjoyed popping their […]

Providing his students with physical activity opportunities during the pandemic One of our newest students, Joel Frye,  was recently featured in SHAPE America’s Momentum issue for his work in equity, diversity and inclusion in physical education. Joel shared with us what he has been doing as part of the national organization’s EDI advisory committee and […]

I am very excited to be able to come back to my alma mater, Ohio University, to serve as a faculty member in the new Professional Masters of Science in Athletic Training Degree program. I have fond memories of my time in Athens, OH during undergrad and the mentors that helped me transition into the […]

My name is Amanda Durall and I was recently hired as an Instructor in the Department of Health Science at California Baptist University. I teach in the division of Online and Professional Studies and my position is fully remote. I had twins at the beginning of 2020 and worked remotely through my maternity leave while […]

Natalie Boone has been named as the 2021 University Teacher of the Year by the North Carolina Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (NC SHAPE). NC SHAPE is a top organization for physical education teacher education. Natalie is a member of the 2017 cohort of the EdD in KIN program and is on […]