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Kinesiology & Nutrition Sciences

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Oct. 4, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting research wins, expert insights, and academic achievement.

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Sep. 30, 2022

Crystal Rose Schulz, a 2022 Alumna of the Year, launches an initiative to prioritize the wellbeing of Southern Nevadans and their living spaces.

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Sep. 20, 2022

Midwestern transplant Michelle Samuel discovered UNLV, racking up two degrees (and counting), countless mentorship hours, and a position of leadership in athletic training.

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Sep. 11, 2022
By Rae Baldwin (Director of Development, UNLV School of Integrated Health Sciences Development Office) September 9, 2022 (Las Vegas): Since 2010, the UNLV food pantry has been providing food to students, staff, and their families in need. In March of 2022, to support these efforts and in collaboration with Three Square Food Bank, a monthly Farmers Market community event was launched.…
Prof. Van Whaley (Doc Doc) muscle anatomy presentation with graduate student Kyle Cruz
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Mar. 30, 2022
By Maren Barney (UNLV School of Integrated Health Sciences Communications office) Most people diagnosed with color blindness typically struggle with Deutan color blindness, red-green color blindness that makes up approximately 80% of all color blindness cases. The other common diagnosis is Protan Color Blindness which generally causes the eyes to have trouble differentiating between red and…
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 protect your cardiovascular system! 2 or more servings a day of green leafy vegetables such as kale, spinach, broccoli, and collards. 2-3 servings a week of fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel,…

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Accomplishments

Aug. 24, 2022
Students from the School of Integrative Health Sciences were recently published in the journal PLOS ONE. Victor Beck (Integrated Health Sciences), Taylor Diaz (Kinesiology), and Vernice Ollano (Kinesiology) published a paper titled "Effects of nutritional and hydration strategies during…
May. 5, 2022
James Navalta (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) was interviewed for the recently released book by Emma Loewe, Return to Nature: The Science of How Natural Landscapes Restore Us. The book highlights research from Navalta's laboratory group as the only study to directly measure perceptual and…

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  • Professor, Kinesiology & Nutrition Sciences
  • Program Director, Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics; Lecturer
  • Professor and Associate Dean, School of Integrated Health Sciences
  • Director, Nutrition Sciences Program

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