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Using Fitness to Decrease Teacher Stress

Undergraduate sport management students will have an opportunity to work directly with the community thanks to a Georgia Southern University Service Grant received by Megan Byrd, Ph.D., Tamerah Hunt, Ph.D., and Christina Gipson, Ph.D. These three faculty members from the Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology collaborated on a project titled “What a year: Using […]

Sport Management Program Announces New Partnership

Georgia Southern University’s Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology is excited to announce a partnership with Fitness Mentors and Symonds Training and Research. Both will be providing educational opportunities for undergraduate sport management students who will be participating in the upcoming project “What a year: Using fitness and mindfulness to decrease teacher stress.” Through the […]

Faculty Publish Book

Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology Associate Professor Chris Barnhill, Ph.D., in collaboration with Natalie Smith, M.S., and Brent Oja, Ph.D., have published the book Organizational Behavior in Sport Management. Consisting of 18 chapters, the book presents a comprehensive analysis of organizational behavior in sport organizations from a practitioner’s perspective. Topics covered in the book include issues related […]

Faculty Publish Publish Book Chapter

Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology Associate Professors Charles “Hal” Wilson, Jr., Ph.D. and Christina Gipson, Ph.D. along with University of Gloucestershire colleague Natalie Campbell, Ph.D., have coauthored the chapter, “Supporting the Wellbeing for Athletes of Faith,” in the book Developing and Supporting Athlete Wellbeing: Person First, Athlete Second. The chapter examines issues relating to supporting athletes […]

Graduate Sport and Exercise Psychology Program Recognized

Georgia Southern University’s Master of Science in Kinesiology with a sport and exercise psychology concentration has been recognized as one of the top programs in the country for sports psychology. Housed in the Waters College of Health Professions, the Sport and Exercise Psychology program was ranked No. 2 by Best Value Schools in the list “Top 15 […]