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Elizabeth M. Mullin, Anna Bottino, Danielle D. Wadsworth, Steven J. Petruzzello, and Tiffanye M. Vargas

to further investigate the role of PA when examining mental health in this population and the impact such PA may have on various stressors of graduate education. As the country and higher education continue to deal with the ongoing evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is incumbent on administrators

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John R. Todorovich, Daniel K. Drost, F. Stephen Bridges, and Christopher K. Wirth

Disciplinary isolation has facilitated health education, public health, and physical education professionals to sometimes pursue common goals without the benefit of interdisciplinary collaboration and perspectives. Recognizing the potential benefits of interdisciplinary collaboration efforts to solve complex problems, faculty members at the University of West Florida developed an innovative doctoral program combining the disciplines of physical education, health education, and health promotion. Beginning with the salient common ground of issues related to engagement in physical activity, the program is designed to explore, compare, and contrast best practices in research and practice from each discipline. Benefits include synergistic solutions to common problems, graduates who transcend traditional professional silos to be more impactful, and the creation of innovative research endeavors. Graduates also find that they meet contemporary workforce needs outside of academia and are more marketable as faculty in kinesiology and health-related departments because of their rich, multidisciplinary knowledge base. Challenges to program implementation include prior student socialization from traditional studies in their disciplines and faculty working to move beyond their professional comfort zones to collaboratively mentor students in the program.

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Jennifer J. Waldron

responsibility to apply a more contemporary model of mentorship aligned with principles supporting development rather than tradition. From this perspective, mentoring relationships that support the basic needs will allow students to flourish and should be considered as a vital component of graduate education

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David A. Dzewaltowski, Mary McElroy, Timothy I. Musch, David C. Poole, and Craig A. Harms

Kinesiology is an academic discipline with a body of content that can be drawn on to support professions and to solve important public health problems. The Kansas State Physical Activity Systems Framework defines a new approach to structure the discipline. Central to the framework is the rejection of a kinesiology subdisciplinary approach and the adoption of an integrated “cell-to-society” systems approach. Each level of physical activity systems is addressed in undergraduate and graduate education and research. Supporting the framework are two research and education teams: exercise physiology and exercise behavioral science. These teams provide core integrated academic discipline content expertise and expertise for integrating professional application areas, such as public health. The framework has evolved over 20 years at Kansas State University, where today the Department of Kinesiology delivers high-quality extramurally-funded research; BS, MS, MPH, and PhD programs; and outreach in a cost-effective manner.

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Jeffrey T. Fairbrother and Jared Russell

, Dean’s Forum, and the Undergraduate and Graduate Education Networks’ preworkshop sessions. The Fireside Chat with Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko from the University of Illinois and Melanie Hart from Texas Tech University was very popular. This special issue of Kinesiology Review presents a collection of peer

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Ting Liu, Michelle Hamilton, YuChun Chen, Katie Harris, and Rushali Pandya

Master’s education continues to be the large majority of the U.S. graduate education enterprise both in terms of the number of students enrolled and degrees awarded. Master’s student enrollment applications in the last decade have risen by 2.7% ( Council of Graduate Schools [CGS], 2021

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Zack Pedersen and Antonio S. Williams

a sport management master’s degree, and so I commenced my graduate education right after my undergraduate work. During the 2 years in which I pursued my master’s in sport management I interned with the Philadelphia 76ers [NBA], an indoor professional football team called the Lexington Horsemen, and

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Ting Liu, YuChun Chen, Michelle Hamilton, and Katie Harris

Student success in graduate education is an important strategic goal in higher education. Attracting, enrolling, and retaining students in graduate programs involves targeted innovative approaches and programs. Specifically, providing academic support services to assist students in a smooth

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Barry Braun, Nancy I. Williams, Carol Ewing Garber, and Matthew Hickey

As the discipline of kinesiology matures, it is an opportune time to address what students in kinesiology should know to be prepared for their next step. Although there will be nuances and subtleties specific to career-path and graduate-education plans, there are potential benefits to a “core

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David I. Anderson and Richard E.A. van Emmerik

formula for the demise of graduate education . Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 56 ( 6 ), 19 – 22 . https://doi.org/10.1080/07303084.1985.10603786 10.1080/07303084.1985.10603786 Hoffman , S.J. ( 2015 ). The unfinished business of Kinesiology. Hetherington Award Acceptance