KHS Students Present Research at Regional ACSM Conference

March 22, 2018

A group of VCU Students recently travelled to 2017 Southeast ACSM Regional Chapter Meeting to display their research.

KHS Student Presents Research at Regional ACSM Conference

New KHS Research: The Dangers of Sitting

September 25, 2017

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

ASB 2016

August 26, 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!

Undergraduate Exercise Science Concentration Recognized by the NSCA

August 12, 2016

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 to pursue future careers as exercise physiologists, corporate fitness directors, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialists, strength and conditioning specialists, or as wellness directors.

Learn more about the NSCA.

RUN LAB Research Featured in Runner’s World

July 29, 2016

The VCU RUN LAB has been hard at work this summer both conducting and presenting their research on … you guessed it, running! Recently, one of their poster presentations detailing running cadence and injury rates was mentioned in Runner’s World. Congratulations to everyone for their great work!

http://www.runnersworld.com/sweat-science/does-running-cadence-predict-injury