Kinesiology & Health Science

College releases app to help adapt sports for special needs

AUGUSTA, GA – Students with special needs can sometimes be excluded from extracurricular activities and sports because teachers and caretakers may not know how to adapt to their needs. To combat this, students in Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo’s Family and Community Engagement for Exceptional Children class, along with the department of …

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Kinesiology student to compete for Miss Georgia title

by Brennan Meagher AUGUSTA, GA. – In October, Augusta University hosted a beauty pageant and Dejah Johnson was crowned the first Miss Augusta University. The kinesiology student, track athlete and member of the Lumin Society, a student ambassador program, thought the pageant would be a great opportunity to meet other …

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Kinesiology student advances in national fencing rankings

AUGUSTA, GA – Junior kinesiology major Kendric McIntyre medaled in competition in Men’s Epee at the USA Fencing regional open circuit (ROC) tournament in the greater NY area on Nov. 19-20, placing 8th overall and maintaining his A rating. “If you get an A rating in New Jersey means you’re really …

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Kinesiology student to compete at fencing regional tournament

AUGUSTA, GA – Junior kinesiology major Kendric McIntyre will compete in epee at the USA Fencing regional open circuit (ROC) tournament in the greater NY area on Nov. 19-20. Currently ranked 13th in Georgia after only two tournaments this year, McIntyre goes into the USA Fencing Durkan Rooster Division 1A …

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Kinesiology major earns Peach Belt accolades

Congratulations to senior kinesiology major Jordan Bickett (above, second from left) for being named to the Peach Belt Conference Volleyball All-Academic Team! Bickett is the definition of a scholar-athlete, as she is also one of the undergraduate students participating in research and scholarship through the Augusta University Center for Undergraduate …

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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 Huffines Discussion simulcast from Texas A&M

AUGUSTA, GA. – If there’s a TED Talk for athletics and kinesiology, The Huffines Discussion is it! On Nov. 11, the College of Education hosted a simulcast of the annual inspiring experts presentation from 2-5 p.m. in the Augusta University JSAC Ballroom. More than 100 people watched as eight national …

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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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