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Department of Kinesiology

Athletic Training Program Hosts Students From Japan

Boise State University’s athletic training program and World Languages department partner each year to host Hosei University from Tokyo, Japan, in a two-week long intensive English program. Within this program, students from Hosei university can participate in athletic training workshops, … (Read More) Athletic Training Program Hosts Students From Japan

Campus Community Mourns Passing of Connie Thorngren

Connie Thorngren, the pioneer of competitive sports for women at Boise State and an advocate for health education, passed away recently at the age of 77. Archive photo of Thorngren in December 1976. A memorial service for Thorngren will be … (Read More) Campus Community Mourns Passing of Connie Thorngren

Athletic Training Program Transitions to a Master’s Program

By Samantha Maxey Boise State University trustees have approved a Master of Athletic Training program and a Pre-Athletic Training emphasis in the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology program. The Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training is in the process of … (Read More) Athletic Training Program Transitions to a Master’s Program

Eric Martin to Publish Article in Journal of High Ability Studies

By Samantha Maxey Eric Martin, assistant professor in Boise State’s School of Allied Health Department of Kinesiology, has a research article in press in the Journal of High Ability Studies titled “Specialization and sport experience in collegiate Division I athletes: … (Read More) Eric Martin to Publish Article in Journal of High Ability Studies

Undergraduate Athletic Training Student Wins Student Poster Presentation Competition

Adrian Sanchez, a senior in the athletic training program, won the student poster presentation in the Northwest Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) symposium on March 17 and 18 in Tacoma, Washington. His presentation was “Reliability of Shoulder and Scapula Range of … (Read More) Undergraduate Athletic Training Student Wins Student Poster Presentation Competition

Two College of Health Sciences Students Named Top Ten Scholars

Ten outstanding Boise State University graduating seniors, including two from the College of Health Sciences, were recognized for their exceptional academic success at the annual Top Ten Scholars reception at 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 21, in the Stueckle Sky Center. The … (Read More) Two College of Health Sciences Students Named Top Ten Scholars

Bronco Students Explore Another “Blue Turf” for Rare Learning Experience

There are not many people who can say they have interacted with dolphins in the depths of the ocean, or swam next to Caribbean reef sharks, unless you are a student in Shawn Simonson’s Hyperbaric Physiology course, in which case … (Read More) Bronco Students Explore Another “Blue Turf” for Rare Learning Experience

Unique Kinesiology Course Featured in Photo of the Week

This photo was featured as Boise State’s Photo of the Week for Jan. 6. Mary Branchflower of Dive Magic took the photo of the students in the School of Allied Health Sciences’ Department of Kinesiology’s Hyperbaric Physiology class. while underwater … (Read More) Unique Kinesiology Course Featured in Photo of the Week

Kinesiology Faculty Hosts Wilderness Survival Skills Field Trip

Ken Bell, associate professor for the School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Kinesiology, led a combined team of 15 Boise State students, 20 Timberline High School students, and 20 North Junior High students on a wilderness survival skills field … (Read More) Kinesiology Faculty Hosts Wilderness Survival Skills Field Trip

Human Performance Lab to Host Discounted Body Composition Testing Day

The School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Kinesiology’s Human Performance Lab (HPL) will be hosting a discounted body composition testing day on Saturday, November 5 from 8 am to 5 pm at the HPL. Body composition testing determines the … (Read More) Human Performance Lab to Host Discounted Body Composition Testing Day