HLKN Offering Free Kinesiology Seminar Series This Fall

Written by: CEHD Communications Staff
Post date: August 26, 2013

The Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University is offering a free kinesiology seminar series on Wednesday afternoons beginning in September at Kyle Field.

The series, “Kinesiology Diversification: Investigating Our Professional Spectrum Through Research & Application,” will feature 12 weekly lectures that are open to the public and will cover a range of topics including health and conditioning practices, exercise and sports nutrition, and sport training perspectives.

Invited speakers include university professors and researchers, professional and collegiate strength coaches and experts representing other kinesiology concentrations, such as sport motivation, the professional sport agent and exercise and sport science.

The lecture series will take place in Kyle Field’s Burkhart Auditorium on the Texas A&M campus on Wednesdays from 3-3:50 p.m., Sep. 4 through Nov. 20.

Contact: Mike Greenwood, Clinical Professor and Research Associate, HLKN, College of Education and Human Development, 979-862-4667, mgreenwood@hlkn.tamu.edu.

Seating in Burkhart Auditorium is available for 200 participants. The University Center Garage (UCG), located on Houston Street and across from Kyle Field is the public parking nearest to the venue.


September 4
Dr. Brandon Marcello, Director of Sports Performance, Stanford University
“One Of Many Professional & Methodological Scientific Journeys”

September 11
Doug Rogalski, Former MLB Scout, MLB Professional Sport Agent, Sports One: Athlete Management Inc.
“Make Every Person Count In Your Professional Journey: Key Scientific Factors Surrounding MLB Player Talent & Selection”

September 18
Dr. David Szymanski, PhD, FNSCA, RSCC *E, CSCS *D, Louisiana Tech University Professor & Head Baseball Strength & Conditioning Coach
“The Scientific Quest For More Athletic Performance Knowledge”

September 25
Mark Johnson, College Baseball Hall of Fame, TAMU Baseball Coach
“Life’s Motivation - A Passion For Coaching”

October 2
Jon Jost, Director of Strength and Conditioning, Florida State University
“Sport Sciences & Strength & Conditioning: Real World Experience”

October 09
Dr. Margaret Jones, PhD, FNSCA, FACSM, CSCS *D, Kinesiology Program Director, George Mason University
“Experiences In Sport Science: Strength Coach, Educator, Researcher"

October 16
Michael Brungardt, Former Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, San Antonio Spurs
“Observations & Perspectives On The Strength & Conditioning Profession”

October 23
Dr. Claude Bouchard, Endowed Chair In Genetics & Nutrition, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
“Remaining Uncertainties Regarding the Health Benefits of Regular Exercise For All”

October 30
Lance Walker, PT, Director of Performance, Michael Johnson’s Performance Center
“The Performance Enhancement Evolution”

November 6
Dr. Tim Zigenfuss – PhD, FISSN, CSCS, Chief Executive Officer, The Center for Applied Health Sciences
“Sports Nutrition, Exercise Physiology & Dietary Supplements: A Journey from Public University Teaching to Conducting Scientific Enquiry at a Private Research Center”

November 13
Dr. Nancy Williams Sc.D. FACSM, Penn State University, Chair Department of Kinesiology and Co-Director Women’s Health & Exercise Laboratory
“Female Athlete Triad: Physiology To Translational Approaches For Screening & Treatment Of Exercising Women”

November 20
Dr. Allen Kinley, Director of Strength and Conditioning, Olympic Sports at Texas A&M University “40 Years of Strength Training: A Historical Perspective"