Every year, the Department of Kinesiology hosts a graduate research night where graduate students from Kinesiology as well as graduate students in Communicative Disorders and Nutrition gather together to share and present their research products. CLICK HERE
Chad Straight, who was Dr. Matthew Delmonico’s student and just graduated with his MS in Kinesiology in May, 2011, received the Mark Connolly Memorial Master’s Scholarship award yesterday from the New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine. This award is for the top Master’s student in an accredited exercise science or sports medicine program in New England. Chad just moved to pursue his PhD in Exercise Science at the University of Georgia.
Please note the following courses will be offered during Summer Session 2012:
KIN123 Foundations of Health (Session 1 and 3)
KIN275 Introduction to Exercise Science (Session3)
KIN334 (or BIO334) Physciology of Exercise (Session I)
KIN335 (or BIO335) Physiology of Exercise Laboratory (Session I)
KIN585 Disability Sports
Kinesiology is a broad field encompassing all facets of human movement. “Our students can go anywhere from working with a cardiac patient to training a highly conditioned athlete". Dr. Deborah Riebe, chair of the Kinesiology Department. CLICK HERE
Assistant Professor Emily Clapham's kinesiology class provided University of Rhode Island students with hands-on learning experience through teaching special needs children how to surf. CLICK HERE
Self-Defense Against Obesity
Obesity is a problem affecting both men and women, but women may face more serious obesity-related consequences, especially as they age. how to find an exercise that helps older women fight obesity and its associated risks has been the goal of Dr. Matthew Delmonico, University of Rhode Island (URI) associate professor of kinesiology, who is focusing on the ancient martial art of Tai Chi as a potential solution. CLICK HERE
Effecting Change to do Something Big
If only people would stop smoking, exercise and eat more fruits and vegetables... these questions fuel the research of Bryan Blissmer, an associate professor in the University of Rhode Island (URI) kinesiology department and a member of the research faculty at the URI's Cancer Prevention Research Center (CPRC). CLICK HERE
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Internship in Australia Information Session
Date: Tuesday, October 15; Session 1: 1:00-1:45; Session 2: 2:00-2:45; Where: Independence Square 203
Kinesiology Walking Program
The Kinesiology Department is seeking students to serve as walking coaches for the new “Rhode To Health” program on Wednesdays from 12-1. Highly interested students can also serve on the planning committee. The program will begin Wednesday, October 2 with a big kick-off ceremony up on campus. This is a great way for students to gain experience working in a “real world” setting.
Scholarships For Study Abroad
The URI Office of International Education will be offering information sessions for those interested in applying for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program: Thursday, September 19th 7PM-8PM Memorial Union, Room 318, Tuesday, September 24th 1 PM-2PM. For more information on the Gilman Scholarship(DEADLINE 10/1/2013), CLICK HERE
For additional information on education abroad scholarship opportunities CLICK HERE
The Study Abroad Fair
It will be held Wednesday, September 18th from 11:00 to 12:00 in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Information on study abroad and the Kinesiology Australia Internship Program will be available.
URI Physical Therapy Open House
The annual URI PT open house will be held on September 26, 2013 from 4:30 to 6:00 in Independence Square.
Kinesiology in the News
Kinesiology is a broad field encompassing all facets of human movement. CLICK HERE to learn more
HSS Living and Learning Community
HSS Living and Learning Community
in Butterfield Hall is a great opportunity for Kinesiology students to network with each other during their first year on campus.