Doctoral Student Wins Best Student Research Paper Award at SMA
Anthony Kim, doctoral student in Sport Management, and Dr. Kevin Byon.

Anthony Kim, a doctoral student in Sport Management, won the best student research paper award from the Sport Marketing Association (SMA). The award was given at the fall conference held in Dallas, Texas. Paper title is The Moderating Effects of Team Identification on the Relationships among Spectator Dysfunctional Behavior, Anger, and Revisit Intention and was written with faculty member Kevin Byon.





New Fitness and Wellness Textbook from Carol Kennedy-Armbruster 

Fitness and Wellness: A Way of Life is Carol Kennedy-Armbruster's new textbook for fitness and wellness. The book covers topics ranging from health throughout a lifetime to preventing cancer. The book also includes Web support materials. Learn more at the Website:  Fitness and Wellness: A Way of Life.

Lee Wins John H. Edwards Fellowship

Daehyoung Lee received the John H. Edwards Fellowship, one of Indiana University's most prestigious award. The award is given to only three graduate students per year. A university-wide committee selects nominations made by deans of all departments and professional schools within the University that award terminal graduate degrees. In accordance with the bequest, the John H. Edwards Fellowship will be awarded on the following basis:  Good citizenship, character, especially attitude toward public service and the likelihood of future usefulness to society, scholastic ability, intellectual capacity, and upon such other bases and qualifications, and in such manner, as the Trustees of Indiana University in their discretion and judgment may determine from time to time, but always without regard to consideration of religion, creed, race, national origin, color, sex, or political affiliation. Congratuations to Daehyoung Lee and his academic advisor, Dr. Georgia Frey

SPH Student Develops Physical Activity APP

Daehyoung Lee is a student in the School of Public Health-Bloomington and the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering. At the latest fall symposium, his group made an app that won Most potential for social good for their app that promotes physical activity. Well done, Daehyoung! Read more here: Student Innovations Shine at Fall Symposium.

Gruber Elected Co-Chairperson for ACSM Biomechanics Interest Group

Dr. Allison Gruber has been elected co-chairperson of the Biomecnanics Interest Group for the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Gruber was elected by 200 plus attendess at the ASCM Annual Meeting held in June 2016. The Biomechanics Interest Group's mission is to promote biomechanics research and increase contributions to various scholarly publications. Dr. Gruber will hold this position for four years.

Gruber Takes "Whole Picture" Stance On Running Injuries

Dr. Allison Gruber has been quoted in the Ozy article "Is It Possible to Avoid Running Injuries?" Some are advocating using a mid-strike stride to decrease injuries, saying this better reflects our "natural" barefoot running. Dr. Gruber however says at one must look at the whole picture of a person, including nutrition, stance, and activity to pinpoint the cause of the injury. Read the full article here

Docherty and Simon on HBO Real Sports

"Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" on HBO featured the research of Dr. Carrie Docherty and Dr. Janet Simon on the most recent episode titled "NCAA Injuries and Roundtable"! Find the study using this information: Simon J and Docherty CL. Current Health-Related Quality of Life is Lower in Former Division I collegiate Athletes than in Non-Collegiate Athletes. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014. 42(2): 423 - 429. doi: 10.1177/0363546513510393.”

Athletic Training Unveils Newsletter

The Athletic Training Program now has an online newsletter. You can read the first issue here: Indiana University Winter '14.

Hunton Interviewed on Teaching in INstride

Lecturer Ann Huntoon is featured in the monthly fitness magazine INstride. Read her interview about teaching future Physical Education teachers here: Teaching the Teachers.

Swimmer’s & Coaches Eyes On the Olympic Prize

Counsilman Center coach (and swimmer) Daniel Kanorr and swimmer Ian Finery along with coaches Kosuke Kojima and Ben Skutnik are making names for themselves in the national swimming world. The swimmers (and their coaches) hope to one day qualify for the USA Olympic Team in 2016 or 2020. All four represent IU, Kinesiology, and the School of Public Health while studying at the Counsilman Center and training with the Center's Swim Team. Together, they  represent the Center's 120 swimmers at the Winter Nationals and hope to fulfill one of the Center's long term goals... placing a swimmer on a USA national team. It is all about the time... and only time will tell. Watch them perform through this weekend. 

Raglin Quoted in Medical Daily Website

Jack Raglin was quoted in an article published on the Medical Daily Website about mood and physical activity. You can read the full article here.

Klossner Chosen for Teaching Spotlight

Joanne Klossner was chosen for the Spotlight, May 2014 by the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning at Indiana University. Read about her innovative teaching here.

Kinesiology Student Creates "Happy" Video for IU Women's Basketball

The below "Happy Postseason from Indiana Women's Basketball" video made by Kinesiology student Nate Mack! The Department of Kinesiology wishes to congratulate our Indiana University Women's Basketball Team on making it to the third round in the WNIT. Keep going Hoosier Women!

Gary Sailes Has Scholarship Named After Him

Gary A. Sailes now has a scholarship bearing his name. For the past several years, Gary Sailes had been endowing the Graduate Diversity Scholarship for the North American Society for the Sociology of Sports.  This year, at the annual conference, the Board of Directors renamed it The Gary A. Sailes Graduate Diversity Scholarship.

Indiana University Adapted Physical Activity Program now has Webpage

The Indiana University Adapted Physical Activity Program (IUAPA) now has its own Webpage. IUAPA his is designed to:  (1) serve children with disabilities and their parents/guardians who live in Monroe County and surrounding areas; and (2) prepare undergraduate majors in Kinesiology and other health-related programs to work with children with disabilities. For more information about the program, click IUAPA.

Congratuations to Athletic Training for the Great Board of Certification Exam Scores - 2010-2013
Number of students graduating from program. 55
Number of students graduating from program who took examination. 55
Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 48
Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 87.27
Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 54
Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 98.18
IOC Library

Dr. Gary Sailes' Modern Sport and the African American Experience is listed in the International Olympic Committe (IOC) New publications catalog.

Kinesiology Research Sample from the American College of Sports Medicine Meeting

Chapman, Stager, and Johnston contribute to research shared in American College of Sports Medicine meeting. Read summaries of their research here.

Sport Science Symposium Hosted by Department of Kinesiology

The Department of Kinesiology at Indiana University is proud to host the Sport Sciences Symposium. The symposium is free and open to the public. Get more information about the symposium here

IU study: Gamers recognize college football players in video games

Galen Clavio and Patrick Walsh wrote "Digital Representations in College Sports Video Games" studying the likeness of NCAA players in video games. Read more here.

Hammer & Nail 2013

Hammer & Nail 2013 will be held on April 9-10, 6:30 & 8:30 pm at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington, Indiana.This concert features the work of the Contemporary Dance program students as dances are choreographed and danced by students only. Each night will have two separate one-hour shows starting at 6:30 and 8:30 pm. Shows explore themes such as playfulness and mental illiness. This event is free however cash or non-perishable food donations are collected to benefit the Hoosier Hills Community Food Bank. For more information and pictures about Hammer & Nail, visit the following sites: Photos, Hammer and Nail 2013 from Inside IU Bloomington; Art at IU article; and Facebook Event Page: Hammer and Nail.

Doctoral Student Receives ACSM Award

Doctoral Student Saurabh Thosar recently received an American College of Sports Medicine Foundation Doctoral Research Grant for his project entitled "Endothelial Dysfunction During Prolonged Sitting." Congratulations!

Contemporary Dance is Moving

As of July 1, 2013, IU Contemporary Dance will reside in the newly renamed Department of Theatre and Dance (currently the Department of Theatre and Drama). Students matriculating in the fall of 2014 will earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. Read more about the move and the program on the Contemporary Dance Website.

PESI Conference 2013

The Physical Education Summer Institute (PESI) will be held on June 18-20 at the North Wayne Elementary School, in Indianapolis, Indiana. This conference is co-sponsored by the Physical Education Teacher Education program at IU and the Indiana Department of Education. Read more about the PESI conference here.

Counsilman Center Creates 2012 Olympic Swimming Predictions

olympic ringsThe Counsilman Center has created a document giving predictions on the 2012 Olympic swimming results.

Download a copy for yourself and use while watching the Olympics here.

Hammer & Nail 2012

photos of dancers on stageThe Indiana University Dance Theatre & The Student Composer Association present Hammer & Nail - April 13-14, 2012, The Buskirk-Chumley Theatre, 114 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN. Two Programs: Program A, 6:30 pm; Program B 8:30 pm. Admission is Free. Bring a non-perishable food item or make a cash contribution to DINE-DANCE-DONATE, a community food drive benefitting the Hoosier Hills Community Food Bank.  

Download Hammer & Nail poster file here.

Williams Works with Ronald McDonald House Charities

Williams developed a six-week fitness program as part of FIT U 2012. His program is based on the CDC physical activity for childre guidelines. Fit U 2012 will host the MVP Pep Rally on March 22, 2012. MVP stands for Moderation, Variety, and Play. FIT U 2012 is sponsored by the Ronald McDonald House Charties Central Indiana.

Contemporary Voices Showcase "Here & Now" of Modern Dance

The performance Contemporary Voices will feature by guest artists Laurie Eisenhower, Larry Keigwin, Nicole Wolcott and Ben Munisteri, with new dances by Indiana University faculty members. 

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