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Celebrate with us! There are many people involved in the success of our department each year. Through our Scholarship and Awards Celebration we are able to recognize some of the hard work and contributions of people throughout the year. Read this story to
2021-2022 Scholarship and Awards Celebration

2021-2022 Scholarship and Awards Celebration

Celebrate with us! There are many people involved in the success of our department each year. Through our Scholarship and Awards Celebration we are able to recognize some of the hard work and contributions of people throughout the year. Read this story to...

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Dr. James Morton is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science. He teaches within the Master of Sports Management program and was appointed to Utah State University in 2020.
April 2022 Faculty Spotlight

April 2022 Faculty Spotlight

Dr. James Morton is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science. He teaches within the Master of Sports Management program and was appointed to Utah State University in 2020.

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Students pursuing their Ph.D.s in Kinesiology and Health Science (KHS) presented their research at the Disability Disciplines Doctoral Student Research Colloquium on Friday, March 25, 2022. KHS students Youngwook Kim, Mike Vakula, and Joonsun Park partici
PhD Students Present Research

PhD Students Present Research

Students pursuing their Ph.D.s in Kinesiology and Health Science (KHS) presented their research at the Disability Disciplines Doctoral Student Research Colloquium on Friday, March 25, 2022. KHS students Youngwook Kim, Mike Vakula, and Joonsun Park partici...

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Hunter Horsley, a student in the Kinesiology and Health Science Department, presented research to Utah legislators at USU's annual Research on Capitol Hill event in Salt Lake City last month.
KHS Student Presents Research on Capitol Hill

KHS Student Presents Research on Capitol Hill

Hunter Horsley, a student in the Kinesiology and Health Science Department, presented research to Utah legislators at USU's annual Research on Capitol Hill event in Salt Lake City last month.

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Dr. Phillip Waite is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science. He got his bachelor's and master's degree from Utah State University and PhD from the University of Utah. Dr. Waite was appointed at Utah State University in
March 2022 Faculty Spotlight

March 2022 Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Phillip Waite is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science. He got his bachelor's and master's degree from Utah State University and PhD from the University of Utah. Dr. Waite was appointed at Utah State University in ...

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Professor Steve Hawks spent the last year living in Japan while working as a visiting professor at the University of Tsukuba. He spent much of his time sitting in on classes, delivering guest lectures, attending a variety of faculty meetings, and supporti
USU KHS Professor Returns from Japan

USU KHS Professor Returns from Japan

Professor Steve Hawks spent the last year living in Japan while working as a visiting professor at the University of Tsukuba. He spent much of his time sitting in on classes, delivering guest lectures, attending a variety of faculty meetings, and supporti...

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Trever Ball, a graduate from the Kinesiology and Health Science department, was recently inducted to the 2022 Utah State University Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame class.
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Kinesiology Grad Inducted to Athletics Hall of Fame

Trever Ball, a graduate from the Kinesiology and Health Science department, was recently inducted to the 2022 Utah State University Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame class.

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Dr. Karen Shores is a Lecturer from at the Salt Lake City statewide campus in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science. She received her bachelors and masters from Brigham Young University and her PhD from the University of Utah. Her year of appoi
January 2022 Faculty Spotlight

January 2022 Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Karen Shores is a Lecturer from at the Salt Lake City statewide campus in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science. She received her bachelors and masters from Brigham Young University and her PhD from the University of Utah. Her year of appoi...

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My name is Jordan Speth. I am a senior at Utah State University studying Kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science and a minor in chemistry. I was born and raised here in Cache Valley and have always bled Aggie blue.
Kinesiology Undergraduate Student Highlight

Kinesiology Undergraduate Student Highlight

My name is Jordan Speth. I am a senior at Utah State University studying Kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science and a minor in chemistry. I was born and raised here in Cache Valley and have always bled Aggie blue.

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Dr. Hilda Fronske and students Christopher Hunsaker and Lane Bitner physical education research was just accepted for presentation at the Share the Wealth Physical Education Conference in Jekyll Island, GA for January 27-29, 2022.
Share the Wealth Physical Education Conference

Share the Wealth Physical Education Conference

Dr. Hilda Fronske and students Christopher Hunsaker and Lane Bitner physical education research was just accepted for presentation at the Share the Wealth Physical Education Conference in Jekyll Island, GA for January 27-29, 2022.

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Dr. Ed Heath is a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science. His education includes University of Utah, B.S. in Physical Education (1982), University of Utah, M.S. (1989), Oregon State University, Ph.D. in Health and Human Performance
November 2021 Faculty Spotlight

November 2021 Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Ed Heath is a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science. His education includes University of Utah, B.S. in Physical Education (1982), University of Utah, M.S. (1989), Oregon State University, Ph.D. in Health and Human Performance ...

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Gwendolyn Sepp, a Freshman Kinesiology major with an Exercise Science emphasis, earned fourth and a podium spot at the USU Cycling Collegiate Mountain Biking National Championships in Durango, Colorado on October 15, 2021. We followed up with Gwen to ask
Student Highlight - Gwen Sepp

Student Highlight - Gwen Sepp

Gwendolyn Sepp, a Freshman Kinesiology major with an Exercise Science emphasis, earned fourth and a podium spot at the USU Cycling Collegiate Mountain Biking National Championships in Durango, Colorado on October 15, 2021. We followed up with Gwen to ask ...

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My name is Mackenzie Newman and I am a junior here at USU studying Kinesiology with an emphasis of Exercise Science, as well as a minor in Psychology.
Kinesiology Bachelors Student Spotlight

Kinesiology Bachelors Student Spotlight

My name is Mackenzie Newman and I am a junior here at USU studying Kinesiology with an emphasis of Exercise Science, as well as a minor in Psychology.

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Since January of 2021 I have been volunteering with Kylie Sage, an epidemiologist with the Utah Department of Health (UDOH). I initially started working with Kylie because I needed to complete my APE and wanted my projects to be epidemiology related.
An HEP MPH Student Perspective: My Volunteer Experience

An HEP MPH Student Perspective: My Volunteer Experience

Since January of 2021 I have been volunteering with Kylie Sage, an epidemiologist with the Utah Department of Health (UDOH). I initially started working with Kylie because I needed to complete my APE and wanted my projects to be epidemiology related.

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I was fortunate enough to participate in the ‘Change Management for Public Health Webinar’ held remotely via Zoom on September 14th, 2021, at 12pm.
Change Management for Public Health Webinar

Change Management for Public Health Webinar

I was fortunate enough to participate in the ‘Change Management for Public Health Webinar’ held remotely via Zoom on September 14th, 2021, at 12pm.

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On Monday, September 20th the Kinesiology and Health Science (KHS) Department hosted its first jeopardy game, modeled after the American College of Sports Medicine Student Jeopardy Quiz Bowl.
KHS Department Jeopardy Game

KHS Department Jeopardy Game

On Monday, September 20th the Kinesiology and Health Science (KHS) Department hosted its first jeopardy game, modeled after the American College of Sports Medicine Student Jeopardy Quiz Bowl.

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Dr. Brennan Thompson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science. His education includes, Weber State University, Utah State University, and Oklahoma State University.
September 2021 Faculty Spotlight

September 2021 Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Brennan Thompson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science. His education includes, Weber State University, Utah State University, and Oklahoma State University.

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On Wednesday, September 15th the Kinesiology and Health Science (KHS) Department hosted its first alumni panel webinar, a question-and-answer opportunity for current KHS students to connect with and ask questions of those in allied health careers.
Kinesiology and Health Science Department Alumni Panel

Kinesiology and Health Science Department Alumni Panel

On Wednesday, September 15th the Kinesiology and Health Science (KHS) Department hosted its first alumni panel webinar, a question-and-answer opportunity for current KHS students to connect with and ask questions of those in allied health careers.

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Each year during the spring is a special time as we look forward to graduation and celebrating the growth we have made throughout the previous year. The past couple of years have been crazy and required us to make changes...
2020-2021 Scholarship and Awards Virtual Celebration

2020-2021 Scholarship and Awards Virtual Celebration

Each year during the spring is a special time as we look forward to graduation and celebrating the growth we have made throughout the previous year. The past couple of years have been crazy and required us to make changes...

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Recent undergraduate student, Christopher Long, and senior undergraduate student, Samantha Corbridge, were awarded the 2021 Student Research Symposium Social Sciences and Education Oral Presentation Award.
2021 Student Research Symposium Presentation Award

2021 Student Research Symposium Presentation Award

Recent undergraduate student, Christopher Long, and senior undergraduate student, Samantha Corbridge, were awarded the 2021 Student Research Symposium Social Sciences and Education Oral Presentation Award.

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What do you like about being a student in the Kinesiology and Health Science (KHS) Department? Being a student in the KHS department is so rewarding. The professors in this department really know their information and care about their student
Spring 2021 Undergraduate Student Spotlight

Spring 2021 Undergraduate Student Spotlight

What do you like about being a student in the Kinesiology and Health Science (KHS) Department? Being a student in the KHS department is so rewarding. The professors in this department really know their information and care about their student

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Dr. Debasree Das Gupta is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science. Her education includes: Clemson University, Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP), and George Mason University Ph.D. in Public Policy in the Schar
April 2021 Faculty Spotlight

April 2021 Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Debasree Das Gupta is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Science. Her education includes: Clemson University, Master of City and Regional Planning (MCRP), and George Mason University Ph.D. in Public Policy in the Schar ...