Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Researchers: Method Using Tarp to Cool Person With Heat Stroke Is Effective

Researchers: Method Using Tarp to Cool Person With Heat Stroke Is Effective

A team of University of Arkansas researchers has found that, if a tub of ice water is not available...

February 23, 2017

U of A Student Going to Mayo Clinic for Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

U of A Student Going to Mayo Clinic for Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

J.D. Adams will go to Rochester, Minnesota, this summer for a post-doctoral research fellowship...

February 21, 2017

Author to Give Historical Perspective on Race in College Athletics in Public Talk Monday

Author to Give Historical Perspective on Race in College Athletics in Public Talk Monday

Author Andrew Maraniss will talk about the challenges, including racial epithets and death threats,...

February 2, 2017

Research Looks at Prevalence of Ageist Attitudes Toward Older Adults

Research Looks at Prevalence of Ageist Attitudes Toward Older Adults

Strap on flat-footed "shoes" first, followed by ankle weights and knee braces. Then, add elbow braces...

November 29, 2016

Doctoral Student Publishes Research Examining Molecular Processes Affecting Muscle Loss

Doctoral Student Publishes Research Examining Molecular Processes Affecting Muscle Loss

Jacob Brown originally considered going into medicine but then he realized studying the cause of...

November 21, 2016

Conference Gives Exercise Science Students Motivation, Knowledge

Conference Gives Exercise Science Students Motivation, Knowledge

Watching other students present their research can be the push a student needs to get on that same...

November 11, 2016

Study: Do Walking Breaks during Prolonged Standing Alleviate Pain?

Study: Do Walking Breaks during Prolonged Standing Alleviate Pain?

Kaitlin Gallagher knows what's trendy may not be always be the best thing for you.

November 4, 2016

Student Research Demonstrates Need for Federal Funding to Answer Health Questions

Student Research Demonstrates Need for Federal Funding to Answer Health Questions

It's not unusual for a professional association to ask its members to contact their elected representatives...

November 2, 2016

U of A to Broadcast Exercise Scientists' Presentations Nov. 11

The University of Arkansas will broadcast an installment of the Texas A&M Huffines Distinguished...

November 1, 2016

spotlight on faculty scholarship

  • Preparing Teachers of Color to Teach

    Christian Goering, co-author Sense Publishers

  • Impact of Diversity on Organization and Career Development

    Claretha Hughes, Palgrave Macmillan

  • A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core

    Lynn Koch, co-author Springer

  • Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings

    William F. McComas, co-author Arcadia

  • The School Choice Journey

    Robert Maranto, co-author Palgrave Pivot

  • American Indian Workforce Education

    Carsten Schmidtke, Routledge