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Five Health Sciences Faculty Awarded $20,000 for Pilot Research Projects

The College of Health Sciences Office of Research in conjunction with the college’s Dean’s Office is proud to award five research faculty applicants $20,000 each from the Intramural Pilot Project Program, better known as IP³. The grant monies will assist … (Read More) Five Health Sciences Faculty Awarded $20,000 for Pilot Research Projects

Robert Wood Joins Boise State as School of Allied Health Sciences Director

Robert Wood will be the next director of the School of Allied Health Sciences. Wood will begin the directorship at the end of July. Wood comes to Boise State from New Mexico State University where he has been a professor … (Read More) Robert Wood Joins Boise State as School of Allied Health Sciences Director

College of Health Sciences 3 Minute Thesis and Graduate Showcase Winners

The month of April marked Boise State University’s second annual Research Month – a time to celebrate the diverse and rich array of research happening on campus. As part of that celebration, the Graduate College awarded $15,000 to more than … (Read More) College of Health Sciences 3 Minute Thesis and Graduate Showcase Winners

Faculty and Staff Complete Department of Kinesiology Fitness Challenge

Hats off to the top 10 finalists of the Spring 2018 Fitness Challenge, sponsored by the School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Kinesiology. The Fitness Challenge is a friendly competition between Boise State employees who train with kinesiology students … (Read More) Faculty and Staff Complete Department of Kinesiology Fitness Challenge

Certificate in Sport Coaching Program Now Offered Through the Department of Kinesiology

Interested in being a sports coach? The Department of Kinesiology has a new Certificate in Sport Coaching for you. All students of any major at Boise State University interested in sport coaching are welcome to enroll. The Certificate in Sport … (Read More) Certificate in Sport Coaching Program Now Offered Through the Department of Kinesiology

Athletic Training Students Get Inside Glimpse To NCAA Championship

Two Boise State Department of Kinesiology athletic training students, Mikey Tsukamoto and Andrew Gong, had a rare glimpse into the undertakings of hosting two rounds of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. Though occasionally you may see athletic trainers … (Read More) Athletic Training Students Get Inside Glimpse To NCAA Championship

Yong Gao Receives SHAPE America Award at 2018 Conference

Yong Gao, professor in the School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Kinesiology, was presented with the Measurement and Evaluation Honor Award at the Society of Health and Physical Educators America (SHAPE America) 2018 Conference on March 22 in Nashville, … (Read More) Yong Gao Receives SHAPE America Award at 2018 Conference

Joseph Murphy Presented on Emergency Preparedness at Interprofessional Education Clinical Seminar

On the evening of March 5, a group of Boise State, Idaho State, and University of Washington students gathered in the SUB to learn about emergency preparedness for large sports events. Joseph Murphy, director and assistant professor of athletic training … (Read More) Joseph Murphy Presented on Emergency Preparedness at Interprofessional Education Clinical Seminar

The Human Performance Lab Hosts a Kindergarten Class

The College of Health Sciences, Human Performance Lab (HPL) was a room filled with excitement and laughter on Feb. 27, while it occupied 17 kindergarten students from the Foothills School of Arts and Sciences. Shawn Simonson, professor and director of … (Read More) The Human Performance Lab Hosts a Kindergarten Class

Eric Martin Co-Authors With RISE to Produce Report on Athlete Activism

Eric Martin, assistant professor for the School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Kinesiology, recently worked with the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE) organization to co-author the second annual report, “The Athlete’s Quest for Social Justice: An Examination … (Read More) Eric Martin Co-Authors With RISE to Produce Report on Athlete Activism