Where are they now? Azizah Jor’dan, Ph.D., 2012

This month’s featured alum is Azizah Jor’dan, who graduated in 2012 with her doctoral degree in Kinesiology, emphasis Perceptual-Motor Control and Learning. We asked Dr. Jor’dan to share her experiences as a student and bring us up-to-date on her life since graduation.   Could you describe your career in detail? How long have you held your current position…

Where are they now? (Joseph Warpeha, Ph.D., 2010)

We like to hear how our graduates are doing after they complete their studies and begin a new adventure or career. Recently we asked Joe Warpeha to tell us about life after Kinesiology and share his wisdom and advice. Could you describe your career in detail? How long have you held your current position and what do you…

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,…

Student Perspective: Self Defense

I chose to take self defense the semester before studying abroad, with the hopes that it would make me more prepared to handle dangerous situations in a foreign country. I signed up for the two hour class every Friday, led by Physical Activity Program instructor Anita Bendickson, a black belt in karate who started teaching self…