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Department of Kinesiology

Free Strength, Function, and Balance Class for Adults 50+

The School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Kinesiology is offering a free eight-week Strength, Function, and Balance class for adults of 50 years of age and older who are looking to improve their physical function. The objective of this … (Read More) Free Strength, Function, and Balance Class for Adults 50+

Shelley Lucas and Cara Gallegos Named Associate Deans in Residence for Graduate College

Shelley Lucas and Cara Gallegos have been named as the first associate deans in residence for the Graduate College. In their positions, they will lead initiatives to improve graduate student mentoring and advising at Boise State.     Lucas will … (Read More) Shelley Lucas and Cara Gallegos Named Associate Deans in Residence for Graduate College

Register for the Spring 2018 10-Week Fitness Challenge

Students in the School of Allied Health Sciences Department of Kinesiology invite faculty and staff to participate in the 10-week challenge. The 10-week challenge is an opportunity to improve health and fitness for the upcoming spring, give students an outstanding … (Read More) Register for the Spring 2018 10-Week Fitness Challenge

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