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Researchers Receive FEMA Grant

Researchers from Georgia Southern University’s Waters College of Health Professions and the University of Kentucky’s College of Health Sciences have been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist with a study aimed to promote injury mitigation, better work outcomes and a reduction in financial burdens for firefighters. Bridget […]

Gaining Insight on the Impacts of Physical Activity

For the third year, team members from the Biodynamics and Human Performance Center attended the 50th Anniversary of the Western States 100-mile Endurance Run (WSER) to collect data for a study to characterize acute cardiovascular responses to participating in WSER. Beginning in Olympic Valley, California, and ending in Auburn, California, WSER is considered as one […]

Zwald named 2023 Legacy Award Winner

Drew Zwald, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology, has been inducted into the Coach Education/Coach Developer Legacy Hall of Fame by the United States Center for Coaching Excellence. Zwald was recognized at the North American Coach Development Summit for his contributions to the field of sport coaching education and coach development […]

Online Sport Management Degree Ranked

OnlineU has ranked Georgia Southern University’s online Master in Sport Management degree No. 10 on the list of “2023 Most Affordable Online Master’s Degrees in Sports Management.” Rankings were determined based on whether the program is fully online and, accreditation status, tuition rates and acceptance rates. Housed in the Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology, […]

HSK Faculty Receive Grant for New Equipment

Two Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology faculty, Li Li, Ph.D. and Barry Munkasy, Ph.D., have noted a major challenge in the classroom as students not having easy access to tools that will help them analyze movement patterns and the joint forces accompanying human movement. With the awarding of a Student Technology Fee grant in […]