Kinesiology & Nutrition Sciences

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Aug. 4, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.

Flavia Saraiva partakes in artistic gymnastics at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics.
Jul. 23, 2021

Focus on what you’re trying to accomplish rather than what’s going on with your body, says UNLV kinesiology professor Gabriele Wulf.

A student poses in a boxing ring with "UNLV" letters drawn on the wall behind him.
Jul. 16, 2021

Enrique Nieto and a team of students are setting out to improve the health of the Las Vegas community.

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Nutrition Notes. Healthy Eating. Tips for a Healthy Diet
Sep. 15, 2021
Although there is no magic food to keep your brain sharp, there is a pattern of dietary practices that, if consumed regularly, has been shown to improve brain functionality. These same foods help...

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Sep. 24, 2021
Christian Ison, Janet Dufek (both Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences), and Mohamed Trabia (Mechanical Engineering) published a paper, "Use of Pressure-Measuring Insoles to Characterize Gait Parameters in Simulated Reduced Gravity Conditions" in the journal Sensors. Ison is a doctoral student in the interdisciplinary health sciences doctoral...
Sep. 14, 2021
Laura Kruskall (Nutrition Center) has been elected and appointed as the chair of the Dietitian Advisory Group of the Department of Health and Human Services, Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health. She has served as a member of this committee since 2010. The mission of the advisory group is to examine, consider, and make recommendations...

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The Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences is one of the departments in the School of Integrated Health Sciences.