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Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences
UNLV's athletic training program grads make it to the big leagues.
Brach Poston's research on electrical stimulation shows promise for Parkinson's patients.
One of UNLV's oldest traditions — the Holiday Card Tree Scholarship — is spreading good wishes while raising funds for students like Yen Lu.
The chair of the department of kinesiology and nutrition sciences says his interest in the field sprang from his years as an athlete.
UNLV research shows you might need to literally walk a mile in someone's shoes to find the best fit.
A native Las Vegan on what her degree will mean to her family.
The twins plan to throw themselves into the full college experience.
Advice from Jeremy Cope, School of Allied Health Sciences Alumnus of the Year
She studied finance as an undergrad while playing basketball, but an intense interest in nutrition as a means to improve her game created a path toward her current profession.
A collection of recent news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
Kara Miller is one of a few athletic trainers who accompany the USA Roller Sports’ teams to national and international competitions.
Amputation is a serious threat to people with diabetes. A team of UNLV faculty researchers, entrepreneurial students, and economic development experts is working to bring a better way to prevent the problem to market soon.
Honors College students hit it hard to prepare for a big test: a grueling obstacle course. Along the way, they learn more than they thought possible.
Kids fall all the time, but bouncing back can be trickier when it happens in a hospital. Thanks to an internal grant, UNLV professor Janet Dufek has been able to collaborate with a leading children's hospital to tackle the issue.
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Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences In The News
The Marine Corps' longstanding tradition of having two-tiered fitness requirements for men and women aims to ensure fairness, but a growing chorus of critics say it creates a double standard and implies that female Marines are not as physically capable as men. It’s another political battle inside the Corps over gender and standards that stems in part from last year’s controversial decision to allow women to serve in combat units traditionally restricted to men.
People set all kinds of goals when they work out. Feeling better. Losing a few pounds. Becoming a bit healthier.
If you see a pack of adults crawling around like infants, a stronger core could be the reason why.
Consumers in sporting goods stores today are faced with seemingly countless choices of footwear. But are any of those innovations really helping you run longer or jump higher? And are those expensive sneakers any better?
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Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences Experts
Associate Dean, Allied Health Sciences
An expert in human body movement, the physics of sports, and running.