Walk inside the Barbara E. Forker Building on the campus of Iowa State University, and the word “movement” splashed across the building’s bright new cardinal entrance says it all.
Iowa State’s highly-ranked kinesiology program now has a more modern and inviting facility that better matches its mission to promote health and well-being by creating and disseminating knowledge about physical activity and healthy living to improve people’s lives.
With four years of undergraduate research under her belt and a passion for helping people to adopt healthier behaviors, Iowa State University kinesiology and health student Jenna Petersen will share her research on a national platform next week.
Iowa State University faculty and students in kinesiology — dedicated to promoting physical activity, health and well-being — say they recognize diversity is sometimes lacking in their field. They’re working to address the issue.
An Iowa State University outreach program is boosting kids’ physical activity during the cold winter months.
ExerCYse Time, led by Iowa State’s ExerCYse is Medicine club, provides exercise events in a fun, safe environment for students ages 5 to 12. Since spring 2017, the events have expanded from the Forker Building gym on campus to off-campus, into Ames schools. This year’s events run through early March. Youth do not need to be from an Ames school to participate.
When Super Bowl LII is played next Sunday in Minnesota, Iowa State University alumnus Jordan Pierce will have a front-row seat.
But the 2015 graduate in athletic training won’t be sitting much. As an athletic training intern with the New England Patriots sports medicine staff, he’ll be at the center of the action, helping players to stay healthy and prevent injuries.
When Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston metropolitan area last fall inflicting $190 billion in damage, the staff and students of Iowa State University’s Teacher Education Services knew they had to help.
Iowa State has had a close working relationship with the Aldine Independent School District in Houston for 27 years.
A new children’s book written by an Iowa State University student aims to reduce the fear and anxiety that young children can have when going to the doctor.
Students in the College of Human Sciences will have four additional opportunities to study abroad next summer.
Apparel, events, and hospitality management will offer two programs: one in Taiwan and Japan, and another in the Czech Republic. Human development and family studies will offer a program in Denmark, and the School of Education faculty will offer a program in western Europe.