April 16, 2021
Domenico Chavez, M.S., a 1st year doctoral student in the Cardio-Renal Physiology Lab at KHS (Director: Dr. Danielle Kirkman), has been selected as a Southern Regional Educaiton Board Doctoral Scholars Programs at VCU. Nico will be awarded a 3-year graduate assistanship, funded in partership between the College of Humanities & Scineces and the Graduate School at VCU.
April 16, 2021
Dr. Seth Leibowitz, an excutive director of Health Sciences Programs and Advising, has been selected as the recipient of the President's Inclusive Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award of the Presidential Awards for Community Multicultural Enrichment (PACME).
April 1, 2021
Linsey Martin, a Junior in the KHS department with a concentration in Exercise Science received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the American Physiological Society that includes a $4,000 stipend. Under the direction of Dr. Danielle Kirkman, Linsey will work on a research project entitled "Vascular Function in Liver Transplant Patients: The Role of Fibroblast Growth Factor-23" during Summer 2021.
February 8, 2021
Hundreds of students are volunteering and providing shots at vaccination events
With some VCU students already trained and others lined up for training, volunteers are ready to address the need for more COVID-19 vaccinators and take on roles that will serve them in their careers.
November 30, 2020
Delaney Savedge, a senior undergraduate student in Health Science major is featured in the VCU News.
July 8, 2020
R. Lee Franco, Ph.D. has been appointed as chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences effective July 1st, 2020. Dr. Franco will replace Joann Richardson, Ph.D., as chair. The College would like to thank Dr. Richardson for her strong leadership over the past three years.
May 18, 2020
VCU offers a special opportunity for Spring 2020 VCU baccalaureate graduates to enroll in Master's programs below at the same tuition cost or less than the undergraduate tuition.
April 30, 2020
Led by Dr. Danielle Kirkman, KHS faculty got together and combined their artistic strengths with what we all do best, delivering the information to the students and community as to how to stay healthy during the stay-at-home order.
February 28, 2019
Drs. Kirkman, Rodriguez Miguelez and Garten present symposium at the 2019 Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Conference.
February 28, 2019
March 22, 2018
A group of VCU Students recently travelled to 2017 Southeast ACSM Regional Chapter Meeting to display their research.
September 25, 2017
KHS instructor and exercise physiologist Matthew Scott publishes new research on how prolonged sedentary behavior can negatively impact our health. Get more information from VCU News:
August 26, 2016
The 40th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics was held August 2-5, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina and the VCU RUN LAB was there in force. Dr. Blaise Williams and his Ph.D. students (Bhushan Thakkar, Kathryn Harrison, and Jacqueline Morgan) presented some interesting research (titles below). Congratulations to everyone for a job well done!
August 12, 2016
KHS is excited to announce that we have been recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Education Recognition Program (ERP). Our undergraduate concentration in Exercise Science prepares students to complete national certification exams with a focus in physical activity including the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam. This exciting degree concentration allows students to pursue future careers as exercise physiologists, corporate fitness directors, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialists, strength and conditioning specialists, or as wellness directors.
July 29, 2016
The VCU RUN LAB has been hard at work this summer both conducting and presenting their research on … you guessed it, running! Recently, one of their poster presentations detailing running cadence and injury rates was mentioned in Runner’s World. Congratulations to everyone for their great work!