The School of Kinesiology's impact extends far beyond campus. Our professors and graduates are making headlines throughout the world. Keep up with the latest news and events below. Contact us with your latest professional accomplishments.

School of Kinesiology faculty member Dr. Shannon Powers along with Nutrition and Health Science faculty member Dr. Christina Jones initiate a free exercise program for the Muncie community.  Read about this exciting program here.


Blom, L. C., Ellery, J., & Sullivan, M. “Sporting Areas as a Placemaking Process for Peace- Building.”  Presented at the Diversity Research Symposium, Ball State University, Muncie, IN. September 2017.

Wang, H., Dickin, D.C., Foster, J., Hughes, J. “The effect of soccer training history and load carriage on joint mechanics.” Presented at the 2017 International Society of Biomechanics Conference, Brisbane, Australia. July 2017.


Measuring health disparities between individuals and families: do those that workout  together get healthier together? Powers, S., and Jones, C. Indiana Minority Health Coalition. Award Amount: $19,050.00


Bock, J.M., Kaminsky, L.A., Harber, M.P., Montoye, A.H.K.  Determining the Reliability of Several Consumer-Based Physical Activity Monitors. Technologies 2017, 5, 47; doi:10.3390/technologies5030047

Myers, J., Kaminsky, L.A., Lima, R., Christle, J.W., Ashley, E., Arena, R. A Reference Equation for Normal Standards for VO2Max: Analysis from the Fitness Registry and the Importance of Exercise National Database (FRIEND Registry) Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 2017, 60:21-29.


Dr. Larry Judge served on the coaching staff for the United States of America for the International Paralympic Committee World Para Championships in London, UK held in July 2017. Furthermore, Dr. Judge was one of the coaches fortunate enough to receive a medal of recognition as a result of his athlete medaling in the discus throw.