Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences News
The Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences within the School of Integrated Health Sciences provides a high-quality educational experience for undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of kinesiology, nutrition sciences, and athletic training. Students receive rigorous classroom instruction aided by computer and multimedia instruction, and practical laboratory and clinical experiences.
Current Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences News
As summer heats up, so do the accomplishments on UNLV’s campus.
Alumnus Andrew Nordin develops technique that provides clearest view yet of how the brain responds to obstacles when people are walking or running.
Physical therapy professor Szu-Ping Lee relies on patients – particularly veterans and seniors – as well as clinicians to help guide his research on ways to improve mobility after limb loss.
As instruction moves online, educators and students adapt
UNLV sophomore Samuel Merrill urges fellow students to reach out to one another and professors online.
Senior Rebecca Ostanger talks what it's like living in campus housing when most students have left for the year.
Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences In The News
Boosting our immune system to help us fight disease and illness more effectively is crucial, pandemic or no. Eating healthy, along with exercising regularly and engaging in stress-relieving activities, are critical.
Finding the motivation to commute to a gym — not to mention working out when you get there — is a struggle. It’s time to take advantage of that little thing we do each time we run errands, park our cars, or take the stairs: walking. But can you actually lose weight with walking as your main form of exercise?
“Since COVID hit, I’ve been exercising outside. But in the heat, how can I stay cool while working out?”
Ever hear of sea moss? While it’s not the type of seaweed you’ll eat in your favorite sushi roll (that’s usually nori), sea moss is found in a surprising number of foods you may eat regularly, including plant-based meat substitutes. It is also used in cosmetics and supplements.
We've always found the idea of vitamins that aid in hair, nail and skin health to be super appealing.
In this Coronavirus quarantine, getting outside for any reason at all feels like a treasure. Since gyms and yoga studios are closed to maintain social distance (6 feet between you and others), going for walks or runs outdoors seems to be our only option if we want a little vitamin D with our cardio.