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Patty Freedson, David M. Buchner, Russ Pate, Brad Hatfield, Loretta DiPietro, David A. Dzewaltowski, Tim Gavin and Jeff Nessler

This paper provides an overview of several university programs that have integrated various aspects of public health into their kinesiology instruction, research, and outreach efforts. The summaries of these programs provide the historical context that shows the various stages of transformation of their kinesiology and exercise science programs over the last century. Examples of specific academic structural designs and curricula are described, as well as the rationale the faculty used to justify these programs. In addition, advantages, opportunities, and challenges of this integration are highlighted.

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Jana L. Fogaca, Jack C. Watson II and Sam J. Zizzi

shadowing experiences. Although shadowing is a common practice in graduate programs, sport psychology researchers have not investigated its effectiveness in the past. In the present sample, students who had this experience appreciated their learning and demonstrated increased self-awareness and awareness of

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John M. Dunn

An historical view of the life and contributions of Hollis Francis Fait to the field of special physical education is presented in this article. Dr. Fait’s childhood, education, and early career are explored as well as his success in developing at the University of Connecticut one of the first graduate programs to train physical educators to work with the handicapped. Dr. Fait’s perspectives on athletics, administration, minorities, and scholarship are described. His belief in the need for concise language and clarity of thought demonstrated in his own scholarship is discussed.

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Amy A. Eyler, Aaron Hipp, Cheryl Ann Valko, Ramya Ramadas and Marissa Zwald

essential. The Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, was established as a School of Social Work in 1927. In 2008, the school began a graduate program of Public Health and significantly increased the size of its faculty and staff. To accommodate this growth, a new building (Hillman Hall

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Giannis Arnaoutis, Panagiotis Verginadis, Adam D. Seal, Ioannis Vogiatzis, Labros S. Sidossis and Stavros A. Kavouras

particularly hydration can affect physical and cognitive performance during and between competition. Acknowledgments The study was support by the Harokopio University graduate program on Nutrition and Dietetics. SAK was a scientific consultant for Quest Diagnostics and has active grants with Danone Research

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Alba Reguant-Closa, Margaret M. Harris, Tim G. Lohman and Nanna L. Meyer

designed by Dr. Nanna Meyer and the Sport Nutrition Graduate Program at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, in collaboration with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC; Figure  1 ). The aim of the AP is to help sports dietitians working with athletes and athletes themselves adjust their food

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Melissa E. Hay and Denise M. Connelly

, and information about social context, including living environment, family and friends, and general health. The interviews were conducted by the primary author. The participants were informed of the researchers’ credentials as a student in a research-based graduate program in health and rehabilitation

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Robin S. Vealey, Nick Galli and Robert J. Harmison

graduate programs is an important professional responsibility for veteran certificants. As Scherzer and Reel ( 2018 ) note, it may be that some veteran certificants choose not to recertify because of the exam or continuing education requirements. We realize that there will be turnover in mentors for

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Jane E. Clark and Bradley D. Hatfield

decisions. In the next 2 decades, she would rise through the ranks to full professor and lead our efforts to establish a center of excellence in physical education undergraduate and graduate programs and research. On the faculty, she was a “force”—a strong leader, a committed scholar, a dedicated teacher

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Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Erica M. Taylor and T. Gilmour Reeve

employment and graduate programs, it was noted that a new approach to curriculum revision was needed. The goal shifted from fixing problems to building a program with the 2017 revision. When the curriculum committee members reviewed the AKA core documents and contacted the AKA consultant, it was evident that