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Our department is home to an excellent community of faculty and staff, combining both scholarship and professional experience as instructors, leaders and specialists with a focused commitment to students and teaching.
Stowe award winners research tiny houses as possible answer to affordable housing
After attending the same meeting, Julia Day, assistant professor in interior design, and Brandon Irwin, professor in kinesiology, discovered that they had common interests. Mainly, to save the world. Day’s research background in energy use, sustainable building design and occupant behaviors, coupled with Irwin’s experience with the interpersonal aspects of health and physical activity will steer the Tiny Houses, Titan Impact: An ecological approach to impacting public health through affordable housing project.Continue Reading...
Kinesiology professor Emily Mailey presents and earns award in Cape Town, South Africa
After traveling halfway across the globe to Cape Town, South Africa, Emily Mailey, assistant professor in the kinesiology department, was awarded Best Early Career Researcher Oral Presentation at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity annual meeting June 8-11. Mailey presented her study,"Effects of an intervention to reduce sitting at work on energy, fatigue and mood among sedentary female employees." Continue reading ...
National study finds Kansas State University fit to be among the best
Thursday, July 21, 2016
MANHATTAN — Kansas State University in Manhattan ranks second in the nation for its physical and programmatic resources that promote active living and healthy lifestyles, according to a study by the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Academy of Kinesiology and the American Kinesiology Association. Continue Reading....