Suggest a News Item for this page (Employees only)
Subscribe to the Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science News Feed
Posted on 6/16/2016 3:30:55 PM
Posted on 6/15/2016 11:55:47 AM
The James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness in Zink Hall is hosting its sixth annual 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 30. The 5K is entirely on the Hoodlebug Trail. Faculty that participate in this event will receive 25 Healthy U points!
Posted on 4/28/2016 11:04:49 AM
Posted on 4/14/2016 9:50:05 AM
Posted on 4/14/2016 7:56:46 AM
Posted on 2/22/2016 7:37:52 AM
Posted on 1/19/2016 11:40:09 AM
Don't wait until the New Year. Get 10 percent off all merchandise and memberships purchased in the James G. Mill Fitness Center on Tuesday, December 8.
Posted on 12/1/2015 11:33:28 AM
Posted on 11/11/2015 1:26:03 PM
Introducing a recently approved Liberal Studies Elective Course
being offered this Winter.
Course Title: Social Issues in Sport
Course Number: HPED 225-801
Online for Winter Session
Posted on 11/4/2015 9:08:35 AM
Posted on 10/27/2015 12:39:12 PM
Posted on 10/21/2015 10:56:02 AM
Posted on 8/20/2015 9:17:42 AM
This year’s James G. Mill 5K will be hosted on
Sunday, April 26, 2015. Registration will begin at noon at Miller
Stadium, and the race will kick off at 1:00 p.m. All proceeds benefit Indiana County YMCA’s Big Hearts, Little Hands program.
Posted on 4/23/2015 9:49:45 AM
Health and Physical Education majors from the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science attended the 45th Annual Slippery Rock University American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (SRUAHPERD) Convention on April 8, 2015.
Posted on 4/9/2015 12:02:49 PM
Keri Kulik, assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology,
Health, and Sport Science, published “Implementation
of a Quality Physical Education Program: Are Schools Meeting the Recommendations?” in the upcoming issue of the National Teacher Education Journal.
Posted on 4/9/2015 11:55:32 AM
David Wachob and Dave Lorenzi, Department of Kinesiology,
Health, and Sport Science, published an article titled “Influence of Physical Activity on Sleep Quality in Children with Autism”
in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
Posted on 3/16/2015 10:02:58 AM
The IUP Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science will host
the National Strength and Conditioning Association Pennsylvania/West
Virginia State Clinic on Friday, March 6, 2015. The clinic is open to NSCA members, nonmembers, and students.
Posted on 2/11/2015 10:15:15 AM
David Wachob, assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology,
Health, and Sport Science, published “Teacher Beliefs and
Practices about Learning: Discrepancies in the Field” in the upcoming issue of the International Journal of Pedagogy and
Posted on 2/3/2015 7:51:26 AM
David Lorenzi, associate professor in the
Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science, was an invited
guest at the Vermont State Association for Health, Physical Education,
Recreation, and Dance 2014 conference.
Posted on 11/19/2014 10:20:29 AM
Posted on 11/5/2014 7:50:45 AM
Posted on 10/24/2014 9:45:25 AM
The James G. Mill Fitness Center offers a free day for all members and nonmembers on October 22, from 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with refreshments, gifts, membership promotions, merchandise discounts,
tours, nutrition advice, and free exercise time.
Posted on 10/13/2014 11:12:39 AM
Adam Katchmarchi, adjunct instructor
in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science, has been awarded
the National Swimming Pool Foundation Fellowship Award for 2014.
Posted on 10/1/2014 11:43:16 AM
Posted on 9/5/2014 7:32:26 AM
Posted on 8/27/2014 11:10:29 AM
Posted on 8/1/2014 5:41:24 PM
Posted on 7/21/2014 9:27:41 AM
Posted on 7/15/2014 10:58:33 PM
Posted on 6/29/2014 5:13:54 PM
Posted on 6/12/2014 12:22:41 PM
David Wachob and Robert Alman, Department of Health and Physical Education, published an article titled “Parental Influence on the Cardiovascular Health and Body Composition of Homeschool Children” in the International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health.
Posted on 6/9/2014 7:46:50 AM
Posted on 6/2/2014 9:57:54 AM
Posted on 5/15/2014 12:43:48 AM
Posted on 4/23/2014 6:53:16 PM
Posted on 4/14/2014 9:43:09 PM
Posted on 4/11/2014 9:38:19 PM
Posted on 4/3/2014 8:35:41 PM
Posted on 4/1/2014 10:23:14 AM
Posted on 3/12/2014 3:43:26 PM
Posted on 2/26/2014 7:49:11 PM
Posted on 2/26/2014 7:16:33 PM
Health and Physical Education students participated in the 2014 “Race to Anyplace” stationary bike
race, riding a total of 178 miles in the six-hour
race. The club has participated in this event over
the past five years, raising nearly $7,000 for the Leukemia and
Posted on 2/26/2014 12:23:57 PM
Posted on 2/12/2014 9:43:56 AM
Posted on 2/10/2014 9:36:24 AM
As part of a school and community health course, students in the Health
and Physical Education Department participated in the course’s primary
prevention activity by handing out educational information to community
Posted on 11/5/2013 9:03:39 AM
Posted on 11/1/2013 1:51:19 PM
The program started again on September 26, 2013, promoting physical activity and positive
social interaction for local homeschooling children.
Posted on 9/30/2013 7:08:54 AM
James Racchini, of IUP’s Health and Physical Education Department, appeared on WTAJ-Altoona on May 15, 2013, to discuss concussions in noncontact sports.
Posted on 6/6/2013 11:51:01 AM
Madeline Neely, student in the Department of Health and Physical
Education, was recognized by the National Association for Sport and
Physical Education by receiving the Major of the Year Award.
Posted on 5/13/2013 9:06:53 AM
Posted on 5/3/2013 11:24:57 AM
The third annual 5K Run/Walk will be on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m., and the race will commence at 11:00 a.m.
Posted on 4/24/2013 4:52:32 PM
Christine Black, Health and Physical Education Department, was the guest speaker for the 19th annual YWCA Westmoreland County Sportswomen of the Year banquet, held at the Greensburg Ramada and Conference Center in Greensburg, Pa.
Posted on 4/12/2013 11:13:00 AM
The James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness is holding its third annual 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 27, 2013. Don’t miss your chance to sign up and get your free t-shirt! Walk-up registrations are also welcome the day of the race.
Posted on 3/29/2013 11:50:01 AM
David Lorenzi, Health and Physical Education, received the third annual Ray Coppler Award, presented annually to a student, faculty, or staff member at IUP in recognition of exemplary contributions to disability education, awareness, and inclusiveness at IUP and in the community.
Posted on 3/27/2013 10:48:52 AM
The Fall semester launch of the new Homeschool Physical Education Program on campus was a huge success, providing over 100 K–12 homeschooling students in the Indiana area with high-quality physical education lessons taught by preservice Health and Physical Education majors.
Posted on 2/1/2013 10:47:45 AM
The James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness’s 10,000 Step Challenge registration ends Monday, February 4, so sign up now!
Posted on 1/30/2013 3:45:55 PM
The 10,000 Step Challenge begins Monday, February 4, 2013, and is open to everyone. Stop by the James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness to sign up!
Posted on 1/29/2013 11:49:50 AM
Registration runs from Jan. 21–Feb. 4, 2013, for the James G. Mill Fitness Center 10,000 Step Challenge. The person with the most steps at the end of eight weeks will receive a free one-year membership to the fitness center and other prizes.
Posted on 1/22/2013 11:51:11 AM
Everyone is invited to register for the 2013 James G. Mill Fitness Center 10,000 Step Challenge! The person with the most steps at the end of 10 weeks will receive a one-year membership to the James G. Mill Fitness Center, a gift basket, and other prizes.
Posted on 1/17/2013 11:10:26 AM
The James G. Mill Fitness Center will be running a winter fitness program from January 14–March 25. Each participant will wear a pedometer and record the number of steps at the end of each day. The person with the most steps at the end of 10 weeks will receive a free one-year membership to the fitness center.
Posted on 1/2/2013 2:31:20 PM
This program is designed to promote physical activity and positive social interactions for local homeschooling children.
Posted on 10/22/2012 7:38:42 AM
The James G. Mill Fitness Center will begin its new fall fitness program, running from September 24 through November 19, 2012. Each participant will wear a pedometer, and the person with the most steps at the end will receive a free one-year membership to the fitness center.
Posted on 9/13/2012 11:49:13 AM
José E. Rivera, coordinator for the Athletic Training education program, received the Dan Libera service award from the Board of Certification for Athletic Training at the National Athletic Trainers convention in St. Louis, Missouri, in June 2012.
Posted on 9/6/2012 11:00:30 AM
The James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness second annual 5K Run/Walk held on May 5, 2012, turned out to be a great success. Race participants, raffle winners, and guests all contributed to making the day fun, enjoyable, and beneficial for our cause: the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Posted on 9/5/2012 3:17:53 PM
Posted on 5/2/2012 12:30:41 PM
It’s not too late! The event will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at IUP’s South Campus on University Drive next to the softball and baseball fields. Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m., and the race will commence at 11:00 a.m.
Posted on 4/11/2012 12:54:44 PM
Louis Pesci, director of the Highway Safety Center, received a $50,000 funding award from PPL Service Corp. for the project “2012 Advanced Driver Training at Harwood Driving School.”
Posted on 4/11/2012 11:49:37 AM
The 5k Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2012, at IUP’s South Campus on University Drive next to the softball and baseball fields. Proceeds from registration will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Posted on 3/5/2012 3:40:31 PM
Posted on 1/5/2012 4:28:25 PM
Posted on 12/2/2011 2:38:21 PM
Posted on 11/28/2011 9:54:33 AM
Posted on 10/24/2011 2:13:08 PM
It’s not too late to sign up for the Biggest Loser competition. Stop by the James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness now to secure your spot in this beneficial event.
Posted on 9/20/2011 2:43:26 PM
The James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness announces the annual Biggest Loser Competition. Open for members and non-members, this competition will start September 26, 2011 and last until November 18.
Posted on 9/9/2011 11:22:54 AM
New members that sign up before the deadline receive a 10 percent discount on their membership. Also, the first ten new members that sign up for a year will receive a free James G. Mill tote bag!
Posted on 9/8/2011 4:03:43 PM
Dr. David Lorenzi, Department of Health and Physical Education, received numerous awards from various professional organizations during the 2010–2011 academic year.
Posted on 8/5/2011 1:48:13 PM
Special summer promotion to join the James G. Mill Fitness Center.The staff of the fitness center is happy to help you take the next step towards an active and healthy lifestyle.
Posted on 8/2/2011 12:02:25 PM
Posted on 5/5/2011 2:25:57 PM
The James G. Mill Inaugural 5K held on the IUP campus this past Saturday, April 30, 2011, was a huge success. Only forty participants were expected—over one hundred showed up!
Posted on 5/2/2011 3:07:42 PM
The James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness will kick off its inaugural 5K Run/Walk this Saturday, April 30, 2011.
Posted on 4/21/2011 1:27:08 PM
Students from the Exercise Science Club participated in the Race to Anyplace stationary bike ride in Pittsburgh, raising over $1,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Posted on 3/14/2011 2:22:20 PM
Posted on 2/28/2011 4:24:40 PM
The James G. Mill Fitness Center is excited to announce its inaugural 5K Run/Walk, set for April 30, 2011, at 11:00 a.m.
Posted on 2/10/2011 5:03:09 PM
The Health and Physical Education Department will host the 2011 IUP Sports Business Conference at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on April 16, 2011.
Posted on 1/28/2011 11:29:49 AM
It’s a new year and time to shed all of those holiday pounds! If you’ve been looking to get in shape for the new year, the James G. Mill Fitness Center in Zink Hall is ready to help you get there.
Posted on 1/19/2011 2:46:16 PM
Linda Flack and John Lewis are the winners of the fall 2010 Biggest Loser Contest!
Posted on 12/7/2010 11:06:31 AM
The James G. Mill Fitness Center in Zink Hall is ready to get you into shape before the 2010 holiday season! We will be offering 10 percent discounted memberships to the first twenty-five individuals who would like to become new members.
Posted on 11/17/2010 1:05:01 PM
Former Health and Physical Education student Doug Bolster, recipient of the 2010 Young Alumni Achievement Award, will return to IUP on Monday, November 8, 2010, to speak to student groups, attend an awards luncheon, and visit the facilities in Zink Hall and at the university.
Posted on 11/4/2010 5:27:30 PM
Dr. Bob Kostelnik joined over one hundred YMCA CEOs, staff, and board members from across the state for the Legislative Advocacy Days of the Pennsylvania State Alliance of YMCAs in September 2010.
Posted on 11/1/2010 2:21:27 PM
Posted on 9/22/2010 1:50:24 PM
The James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness is beginning its summer promotion on May 17, but only until May 21, 2010. Discounts and giveaways are a few of the perks that you will receive when you join one the best fitness centers in town!
Posted on 5/6/2010 4:21:21 PM
Health and Physical Education students recently competed at the Scholarly Conference on College Sport, a renowned national case study competition, April 21–23, 2010, at the University of North Carolina. The department was represented by both an undergraduate Sports Administration team and a graduate Sports Management team.
Posted on 5/5/2010 3:57:56 PM
The winner of the recent Biggest loser competition at the James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness is Mary Jo Lyttle.
Posted on 4/28/2010 10:50:35 AM
Dr. Keri Kulik of the Department of Health and Physical Education was elected to serve a three-year term on the Exercise Physiology Academy Committee of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education.
Posted on 3/29/2010 5:27:16 PM
Dr. Louis Pesci offered three one-hour presentations at the Pennsylvania Teen Driver Safety Alliance Driver Education Forum in Allentown.
Posted on 3/23/2010 1:42:47 PM
Posted on 3/9/2010 10:26:49 AM
The 2009 Medicine Service Award was presented to Mark Sloniger of the Department of Health and Physical Education by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports.
Posted on 3/2/2010 12:21:23 PM
After a very successful first go-around, IUP’s Biggest Loser competition is back again. The weight loss contest, hosted by the James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness, is open to anyone who would like to join. Sign up from Monday, February 1, through Thursday, February 4, 2010.
Posted on 1/26/2010 6:32:58 PM
Posted on 1/21/2010 4:10:04 PM
Start off the spring semester right by joining the James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness. Enjoy the friendly, affordable, and member-only fitness center right here in Zink Hall on campus. Let us help you jump start your weight loss, get you in shape, and set you on a path towards healthier living today.
Posted on 1/11/2010 5:08:35 PM
The James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness has named IUP’s Biggest Loser! Lia Holtz was crowned the champion of the weight-loss competition after a hard-fought battle among competitors.
Posted on 1/7/2010 8:33:15 AM
Open House hosted by the James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness. This event runs Friday, October 30, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The fitness center is located on the second floor of Zink Hall.
Posted on 10/26/2009 4:20:21 PM
Govindasanmy Balasekaran, Ph.D., associate professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and IUP Exercise Science graduate, has been appointed as secretary-general of the 2010 III International Conference of Physical Education and Sport Science.
Posted on 10/15/2009 4:14:53 PM
Dr. Madeline Bayles has been appointed to the position of chair of the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) Committee on Certification and Registry Board.
Posted on 10/15/2009 4:13:50 PM
The annual weight-loss contest hosted by the James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness is open to anyone who would like to join, and sign-up is only $15. The competition begins Thursday, October 8, 2009, and runs for eight weeks. The winner will receive a FREE one-hour massage from the Woods Spa and a one-year FREE membership to the James G. Mill Fitness Center.
Posted on 10/5/2009 8:23:02 PM
Although our Summer Fitness Promotion has come to an end, it’s never too late to get in shape! Start off the new school year right by joining us at the James G. Mill Center for Health and Wellness in Zink Hall right here on the IUP campus.
Posted on 9/2/2009 8:31:40 AM
Attention IUP: the time is almost gone to seize this incredible opportunity to start a membership at the James G. Mill Center for Health and Fitness, located at Zink Hall on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus. We are currently in our final weeks of the 2009 “End of Summer” promotion!
Posted on 8/20/2009 12:37:00 PM
Don’t wait—Act now! There has never been a better time to start a membership at the James G. Mill Fitness Center, located at Zink Hall at IUP! The center is running an “End of Summer” promotion, giving away multiple items and offering discounts to our “first-come, first-serve” new members.
Posted on 8/7/2009 10:17:19 AM
IUP Sport Management students won second place in the case study competition at the 2009 College Sport Research Institute Conference at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, April 17, 2009.
Posted on 8/5/2009 10:50:12 PM
The faculty in the Department of Health and Physical Education congratulate Richard Hsiao on his promotion to associate professor effective Fall 2009.
Posted on 7/24/2009 3:34:30 PM
Three athletic training students representing the Health and Physical Education Department won first place at the 2009 Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers Society Annual Symposium held in Johnstown on June 5, 2009.
Posted on 7/24/2009 3:29:40 PM
IUP will host a Special Olympics Pennsylvania Multi-Sport Training School on Sunday, March 21, 2009, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Zink Hall.
Posted on 2/23/2009 5:56:37 PM
Registration is still ongoing for the spring 2009 IUP Special Needs Activity Program (SNAP), which offers physical fitness, motor development, and aquatics activities for individuals with disabilities.
Posted on 2/12/2009 2:31:24 PM
Kenneth Midgett, a Health and Physical Education major, received the Outstanding Future Professional Award at the 2008 annual convention of the Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.
Posted on 2/6/2009 1:52:45 PM
The annual Corntoss Tournament will be held on November 1, 2008, to raise money for the Sport Management Scholarship and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Indiana County.
Posted on 10/30/2008 12:43:32 PM
J.B. Smith’s article “Develop Good Relationships for University Facility Use” appeared in Perspective, the journal of the Association of YMCA Professionals.
Posted on 8/29/2008 8:39:21 AM
The health and physical education department’s Exercise Science program recently was awarded initial five-year accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
Posted on 6/10/2008 12:18:02 PM
Show More News +
Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Hotline
© 2007–16 Indiana University of Pennsylvania
1011 South Drive, Indiana, Pa. 15705 | 724-357-2100