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Articles for: Physical Education Programs

Alumnus named Pac-12 Coach of the Year; wins division title

December 16, 2016
During his fourth season coaching the Buffs, Mike MacIntyre (M.Ed. '91) led the University of Colorado to a 10-2 overall record and an 8-1 conference record, securing the Pac-12 South Division title.

Alumnus named new athletic director at San Diego State

December 15, 2016
John David Wicker (M.Ed. '97), whose appointment at SDSU started Nov. 28, most recently served as the senior associate athletic director for operations at Georgia Tech.

Yli-Piipari quoted in Washington Post on validity of conducting research studies with mobile phones

June 7, 2016
According to Yli-Piipari, researchers can do very little to prevent participants from entering fake data with mobile apps, such as Apple's ResearchKit.

Kinesiology professor receives 2016 Engaged Scholar Award

April 14, 2016
Phillip Tomporowski believes great things start to happen when university outreach extends academic resources to meet community needs.

Senior lecturer receives 2016 Creative Teaching Award

April 13, 2016
Ilse Mason was recently recognized for her excellence in developing and implementing creative teaching strategies in the classroom.

Kinesiology faculty member honored by American College of Sports Medicine

April 7, 2016
Rod Dishman received the 2016 Citation Award for his outstanding contributions to the field of exercise science.

Student named one of country's top physical education majors

March 10, 2016
Nick Vena, a bachelor's degree student in health and physical education, has been named the Outstanding Major of the Year by the Society of Health and Physical Educators.

New faculty grant seeks next generation of active learning

January 18, 2016
Glickman Challenge Grant for Project-Based Learning aims to link classroom lessons with a larger goal.

Student athletic trainer recognized for recent accomplishments

July 22, 2015
Physical education is the process of teaching physical activities, sports skills and physical fitness to all segments of the population. It is taught as a course to elementary, middle, high school, and college students to improve their motor coordination, physical fitness, and develop teamwork skills.

UGA study on exercise raising kids' cognition cited on Philly.com

October 28, 2014
A UGA study showing that exercise increased cognition in children is cited in an October 26 Philadelphia Inquirer story titled, "Exercise is good for children's brains, too."

2014 kinesiology faculty presentations

October 22, 2014
A list of presentations given in 2014 by faculty from the Department of Kinesiology.

UGA profs lead after-school program in Clarke schools

October 15, 2014
COE professors direct an after-school activity program for Clarke County elementary students which will increase their heart rates as well as help with homework and comprehension reports a story in the October 14 Flagpole.

New program enriches children's lives

September 18, 2014
Five faculty members across two UGA colleges lead after-school program for children in two Clarke County elementary schools.

ABH: UGA team begins after-school enrichment program

September 15, 2014
A multidisciplinary team of University of Georgia faculty, led by four College of Education faculty, is partnering with the Clarke County School District this fall to provide a new after-school enrichment program aimed at improving the children's health and stimulating their learning in reading and mathematics, says a September 14 Athens Banner-Herald story.

Legislative aides get schooled in kinesiology

September 2, 2014
Two recent demonstrations for congressional staffers highlight research projects on concussions and muscle health.