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2016 Health and Physical Activity Lecture

April 20th at 6:00PM – 7:30PM in the Harris Hall Auditorium (open to the public) Dr. Michael Joyner, from the Mayo Clinic, will be our distinguished presenter with a lecture titled: “Thinking About the 2 Hour Marathon.” For more information about this event, contact Dr. Lee Franco, and for a list of past presenters please visit our Health and Physical Activity […]

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2016 Summer Study Abroad Opportunity

JAMAICA: Community Health Promotion 3 credits in HPEX 391 DATES: June 19 -July 2, 2016 COST: $2,500 (including airfare) + VCU tuition REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2016 DESCRIPTION: The VCU Global Education Office and the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences are pleased to offer an innovative opportunity for global community engagement. The Jamaica Community Health Promotion Study Abroad […]

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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 Huffines Discussion

On November 20th from 2:00 – 5:00 pm in room 112 in the 500 Academic Centre, the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences will again proudly serve as a live Satellite Site for this year’s Huffines Discussion 5.  Each year the Huffines Institute For Sports Medicine and Human Performance provides a platform for professionals in sports medicine […]

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2015 KHS Alumni and Friends Reception

Reconnect with faculty, fellow alumni and friends of the department. 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 1020 W. Grace St., Richmond VA 23284 RSVP by Nov. 9 to 804-827-0862, cshanbury@vcu.edu or online

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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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Community Health Education Alumni & Friends Reception

Alumni, friends and faculty joined in celebration of VCU Community Health Education on Saturday, May 30. Remarks from Joann Richardson, Ph.D., associate professor and Community Health Education program coordinator, welcomed guests and shared a history of the program. In December 2015, the Community Health Education program will graduate its final class of students. The reception […]

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