Department News

New Scanning Techniques Advance Concussion Research

Apr 06, 2014

Research conducted by Humboldt State Kinesiology professor Rock Braithwaite has played a significant role in demonstrating the usefulness of a portable imaging tool that could change the way the medical community analyzes... Posted On: 04/07/2014 - 12:41pm

The Real World: Humboldt State University Internship Program Helps Students Land Jobs

Humboldt State University graduate Kessia Hegwood gained more than hands-on experience when she took an internship through a College of Professional Studies program last year -- she landed a job.

”I've heard so many stories about... Posted On: 04/03/2014 - 12:44pm

Rhythms of the Game, How to Perform at Your Best Lecture/Presentation 3/28 at 12:30

What: An innovative multimedia lecture/presentation given by Dave Gluck based on his best-selling / award winning book, Rhythms of the Game: The Link Between Musical and Athletic Performance!

When: Friday, March 28th, 2014 12:... Posted On: 03/24/2014 - 2:44pm


Join Redwood PE-HP professional development program for a weeklong institute focusing on how body composition and nutrition influence body image. Learn strategies to align this content to the Common Core Standards to improve student learning... Posted On: 02/10/2014 - 10:17am

Call for Student Award Nominations

Nominations from faculty are requested for awards to be given spring 2014 to majors in the B.S. program in Kinesiology and the B.A. program in Recreation Administration.  Students must be graduating and taking part in... Posted On: 01/06/2014 - 11:20am

Humboldt State Veterans’ Support Reaches Back Decades

The history of military veterans on campus stretches back almost as far as Humboldt State’s own history. The first veterans appeared on campus following World War I and their impact was immediately felt with booming enrollment.


... Posted On: 11/12/2013 - 1:55pm

Tuition Support to Gain Adapted Physical Education Teaching Authorization

Students who are interested in teaching adapted physical education in California schools...

Humboldt State University (HSU) HSU proposes to expand and develop its Adapted Physical Education (APE) program to increase the number of... Posted On: 10/30/2013 - 3:20pm

Department of Kinesiology and Recreation Receives $1.2 Million Grant

The Department of Kinesiology & Recreation Administration has received a five-year $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to expand its credential program in adaptive physical education. The grant will be used to fund... Posted On: 09/16/2013 - 12:26pm

Students research the Effect of Backpacks on Arm Swing

Researching the Effect of Backpacks on Arm Swing

Ever wondered if wearing a backpack could affect the way you walk? Two HSU students recently teamed up with Kinesiology Professor Justus Ortega to find out.

Anthropology students Vincent Velasquez (’13) and Tia Meyer (’12) were... Posted On: 02/28/2013 - 11:26am