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Clinical Neuropsychologist Melissa Womble to Give Free Lecture on Concussion Management Friday

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Melissa Womble, director of Inova Sports Medicine's comprehensive concussion program, will discuss concussion management at 9:30 a.m. Friday in Student-Athlete Success Center Auditorium.

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Public Invited to Campus Lecture Addressing Homophobia and Transphobia in the Classroom

Monday, October 21, 2019

Ryan Pettengill, executive director of You Can Play, an international organization that fights homophobia and transphobia in sport, will present a public lecture on Oct. 24.

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Exercise Is Medicine Now in Year Two

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The program is recruiting U of A students, faculty and staff (age 18 or older) of all sizes, abilities and fitness levels.

College of Education and Health Professions Studies Health, Human Performance and Recreation

HHPR Hosting Free Guest Speaker Series This Fall on Study Abroad, Concussion Research

Friday, October 11, 2019

The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation will host speakers Deborah Tudge, Grace Burke and Melissa Womble as well as two student panel discussions this fall.

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HHPR Research Seminar Series

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Brooke Bouza and Tiffany Marcantonio, doctoral candidates in community health promotion, will give presentations from 3-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, in HPER 311.

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Former All-American Student-Athlete Tomika Ferguson to Give Two Public Lectures on Oct. 1

Monday, September 23, 2019

Tomika Ferguson of Virginia Commonwealth University will present two lectures on Oct. 1, one on black women student-athletes and a second on safe spaces and visibility in the classroom.

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Research Participants Needed for Project on Sexual Attitudes

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A research study invites people who are at least 18 years old and in a committed sexual relationship to participate in a study. Participants will receive a $20 Amazon e-gift card.

College of Education and Health Professions Studies Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Sex and Height Might Influence Neck Posture When Viewing Electronic Handheld Device, Researchers Find

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Researchers in the Departments of Anthropology and Health, Human Performance, and Recreation recently published the results of a study that looks at neck and jaw postures when using handheld electronic devices.

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University Recreation to Host Annual UREC Full House

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Join University Recreation for the annual UREC Full House featuring games and giveaways Tuesday, Aug. 20, in the HPER Building.

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Research Subjects Needed to Determine Changes in Cognition over Time

Monday, August 12, 2019

Women at least 50 years of age are needed to participate in a paid research project 

College of Education and Health Professions Health Studies Health, Human Performance and Recreation
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