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Articles for: Department of Kinesiology

A way to perk up your day with a jolt of exercise

November 8, 2017
The next time you head to the vending machine for a can of caffeinated soda, just keep on walking—that exercise will likely wake you up more than the drink.

Sport management takes hold in an emerging market

November 8, 2017
A new partnership he formed with China’s Southwest University of Finance and Economics is well timed, offering a unique opportunity for both University of Georgia students as well as Chinese scholars.

Erasing the line between learning and play

November 8, 2017
What if a child's energy release can also help reinforce what’s being learned in the classroom? An ongoing project explores this effect.

State-of-the-art lab opens for athletic training students

October 20, 2017
A new donation helps enhance the learning experience by funding realistic mannequins to help simulate injuries and examinations.

Amazing Student: Cory Amick

October 10, 2017
As an Army ROTC cadet and student ambassador for the College of Education, Cory Amick is learning firsthand the leadership skills that will take him into service for our country.

Modlesky appointed as Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Kinesiology

September 26, 2017
Christopher Modlesky, a professor in the department of kinesiology, was recently named the Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Kinesiology by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.

Assistantship helps research on African-American male success

September 21, 2017
A graduate assistantship awarded to a College of Education doctoral student will help investigate how institutions recruit, retain and support African-American men.

New patent perfects muscle mitochondria test for diseased populations

September 7, 2017
Professor Kevin McCully's device makes it easier to diagnose and treat problems such as fatigue, muscle weakness, peripheral vascular disease and heart failure.

Kinesiology professor helps researchers go digital to increase kids' physical activity

September 6, 2017
Children ages 6 to 10 will wear a personal fitness tracker and set physical fitness goals.

Georgia legislators, staff get update on concussion research

August 28, 2017
This year's federal legislative retreat featured a stop at the indoor football practice facility for a kinesiology presentation.

Assistant professor quoted on estimated value of Houston Rockets

July 20, 2017
Steven Salaga explains why the team's ability to create positive buzz with ticket sales and TV ratings is essential for creating stability.

Faculty member works to spread word about heat-related illness

June 16, 2017
Bud Cooper, clinical associate professor in the department of kinesiology, is one of several professionals behind The Heat Factor, a new website dedicated to sharing information about heat-related illness.

Letter of recommendation: Working alongside friends and family

May 1, 2017
Former doctoral student Elizabeth Hathaway shares one of her memories from the Ramsey Center.

Alumni spotlight: Brig. Gen. Maureen LeBoeuf

May 1, 2017
Picking up a pamphlet can change your life

Skip the soda, opt for the stairs to feel more energized

April 21, 2017
A midday jolt of caffeine isn't as powerful as walking up and down some stairs, according to new research from the University of Georgia.

Summer camps help kids gain physical, mental strength

April 13, 2017
Exercise, athletic training and creative writing offered through the UGA College of Education

Graduate students recognized for excellence in teaching

April 12, 2017
Eighteen teaching assistants in the College of Education were recognized for their significant contributions to the instructional mission of the university.

Kinesiology professor recognized for work with undergraduate research

March 30, 2017
Kevin McCully will be honored by CURO in April for his research mentorship and commitment to students.

2016-2017 College of Education Distinguished Alumni Awards honor 10 for their achievements

March 29, 2017
Ten COE graduates and friends were recognized for their career achievements and community leadership at the College's 12th annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner.

Professor honored by UGA's African Studies Institute

March 15, 2017
Professor Rose Chepyator-Thomson will be awarded the Lioba Moshi Award for Service in African Studies during a banquet on April 18.