New KHS Research: The Dangers of Sitting

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New KHS Research: The Dangers of Sitting

KHS instructor and exercise physiologist Matthew Scott publishes new research on how prolonged sedentary behavior can negatively impact our health. Get more information from VCU News: http://www.news.vcu.edu/article/VCU_instructor_and_exercise_physiologist_Binge_sitting_is_bad  

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Exciting Changes for KHS

KHS would like to congratulate two of its own, Dr. Ed Acevedo and Dr. Joann Richardson, as they transition into new leadership roles here at VCU.  Dr. Acevedo, who has been the Department Chair for KHS since 2006, was appointed to serve as the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies for the College of Humanities and Sciences.  This news was accompanied by […]

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ASB 2016

The 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics was held August 2-5, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina and the VCU RUN LAB was there in force.  Dr. Blaise Williams and his Ph.D. students (Bhushan Thakkar, Kathryn Harrison, and Jacqueline Morgan) presented some interesting research (titles below).  Congratulations to everyone for a job well done! DS […]

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Undergraduate Exercise Science Concentration Recognized by the NSCA

KHS is excited to announce that we have been recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Education Recognition Program (ERP).  Our undergraduate concentration in Exercise Science prepares students to complete national certification exams with a focus in physical activity including the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam.  This exciting degree concentration allows students […]

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2016 Spring & Summer Graduation

On May 14th, KHS was proud to celebrate the accomplishments of our 2016 Spring and Summer  graduates during our Diploma Ceremony.  We wish you all the best as you embark on your next adventure.  Below you will find some pictures from graduation as well as a link to the program with all of our graduate’s names listed. […]

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RUN LAB in the News

The VCU RUN LAB was recently featured by the University news.  Read the full story here.

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2015 Kinesiology and Health Sciences Alumni and Friends Reception

Below are a few pictures from our second annual Kinesiology and Health Sciences Alumni and Friends Reception that was held on Thursday, November 12. As part of the activities, alumni and friends interacted with students providing demonstrations of the research activities in the VCU RUN LAB and the Exercise Physiology Lab. Attendees networked with new and […]

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2015 VCU Broad Street Mile

The VCU RUN LAB was out at the 2015 VCU Broad Street Mile.  Their volunteers were on-hand to educate runners, as well as the general public, about their passion for running and their mission to help people RUN BETTER!  VCU’s own Rodney Ram even stopped by to show his support for the RUN LAB.  Keep an […]

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KHS: Science of Cycling Interviews

As part of the VCU activities linked to the Richmond 2015 UCI World Road Championships, the KHS department completed this series of three interviews addressing the “Science of Cycling: From Racing to Weekend Touring.”

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KHS and the 2015 UCI Road World Championships

From September 19th through the 27th, Richmond is hosting the 2015 UCI Road World Championships.  This exciting event brings world-class bike racing to the heart of VCU’s campus, and provides KHS students, faculty, and staff members with a number of opportunities to join-in on the action.  Here in the Department  we are already gearing up for the World Championships: Online Courses […]

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