Prof. Yuhei Inoue and graduate student Chris Moore study effects of sport spectating on seniors’ social connections

For sports fans, a favorite part of attending a sporting event may be the game or the atmosphere. However, even the most die-hard fans may be interested to know that a new study suggests that attending sports as a spectator could lead to an improvement in mental health. Yuhei Inoue, Ph.D., assistant professor of sport management,…

Dr. Beth Lewis awarded $900,000 grant from US Dept of Health and Human Services to continue work in exercise intervention for postpartum mothers

Beth Lewis, Ph.D., has a busy, active life. An associate professor in Kinesiology, she teaches, serves as the director of undergraduate studies for the School, and has a prolific research agenda. She is also a mom on a mission. “I made a New Year’s resolution when I was in graduate school,” she said. “Exercise five…

Yuhei Inoue, Ph.D., studies how a sporting event can positively affect residents in a Cambodian city

In a southeast Asian country torn apart by a long history of war and political struggles and crippled by extreme poverty, a Kinesiology assistant professor is studying how the power of sport can have a profound impact on people and their culture. Yuhei Inoue, Ph.D., assistant professor in sport management, received a Grant-in-Aid last spring…

Wellness Initiative Proves Fitness Can Be Fun

Last summer, Kinesiology’s Engagement and Inclusion Committee came up with a novel idea for building community, creating some friendly competition, and promoting good health through exercise. Based on the statement “This project is at the heart, doing the work of kinesiology, while also providing our School the opportunity to talk, interact, and engage around something…

China Champions Program Recap

Mid-summertime marks the perfect time to take a moment to reflect on the conclusion of the first year of the China Champions Program (CCP). This contemplation reveals that the inaugural year for CCP was comprised of great success, significant learning, and effective collaboration: WHAT is CCP? Based off a similar program developed by Dr. Li Li Ji,…