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Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences
Med student and community leader share a vision for a healthier Las Vegas.
Faculty/staff donations to the annual holiday card tree fund have been providing scholarships for 50 years.
Chef Mark Sandoval leading interdisciplinary pilot program to feed basketball team breakfast, and that might just be the tip of the omelette.
UNLV dietitian Samantha Coogan on the pros and cons of organic vs. gluten-free, avoiding the afternoon sugar or caffeine crash, and making healthy options fun.
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.
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Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences In The News
Don't lose your focus—or should you? Coaches, personal trainers, and our own brains tell us we can improve workout form if we just focus. Put enough mind power behind a burning muscle or agile movement and our technique should improve. Or to use the common saying, put mind over matter.
You don't have to feel guilty if you don't have the time to pack elaborate lunch boxes for your children.
Lunch — a favorite subject for school kids and often a pleasant where-should-we-go dilemma for adults. Whether you’re a parent filling your child’s lunchbox, or a university student on a budget, UNLV instructor and registered dietitian nutritionist Samantha Coogan has tips for keeping that midday meal nutritious, delicious, and affordable.
Lunch - a favorite subject for school kids and often a pleasant where-should-we-go dilemma for adults. Whether you're a parent filling your child's lunchbox, or a university student on a budget, UNLV instructor and registered dietitian nutritionist Samantha Coogan has tips for keeping that midday meal nutritious, delicious, and affordable.
Lunch - a favorite subject for school kids and often a pleasant where-should-we-go dilemma for adults.
Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences Experts
Professor, Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences
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Professor and Associate Dean, School of Allied Health Sciences
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