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Adaptive Aquatics program helps children develop their motor skills

Students, volunteers and children end the first day of the Adaptive Aquatics program with a cheer.

Manny D. Araujo

September 24, 2014

When we first learned to walk, run and throw, we were going through different stages of motor development. People learn and develop those skills in a particular order. For most children, these developmental processes are intuitive. For example, when you learn to throw a ball you start by moving your ar...

CSUN kinesiology students learn the basics of Power Soccer

CSUN kinesiology students learn the basics of Power Soccer

Madison Ruppert

October 14, 2013

CSUN was introduced to the international sport of Power Soccer Monday night by four local athletes in a larger effort to create a Power Soccer club at CSUN. The team members held a skills clinic, went over the history of the sport and played an informal game in Redwood Hall with exclusively kinesiology ...

Kinesiology department scanner can detect early signs of osteoporosis

Kinesiology department scanner can detect early signs of osteoporosis

Shaleeka Powell

May 1, 2013

CSUN has two high-tech X-ray scanners that can help students both now and with valuable research in the future. The Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry (or DEXA) scanners are used daily by four licensed researchers on campus. The scanners, located in Redwood Hall and Jacaranda Hall, determine bone mineral c...

CSUN group runs the LA Marathon

CSUN group runs the LA Marathon

Christina Bennett

March 18, 2013

[View the story "2013 L. A. Marathon" on Storify]2013 L. A. MarathonExploring all the angles, social media tells the story of this year's sold out LA Marathon through the perspective of racers, volunteers, celebrities and spectators. Storified by Daily Sundial· Mon, Mar 18 2013 23:36:27CSUN g...

From a research project into a student’s internship program

Participants of the '100 Citizen Fitness Program' warm up at the San Fernando Recreational Center. The program aims to bring awareness of diabetic and physical inactivity issue to low income communities. Photo Credit: Katherine O'Neill/ Daily Sundial

Katherine ONeill

September 6, 2011

A Kinesiology Department research project has moved past the classroom walls and into San Fernando Valley communities. Continuing the work of 2010 graduate students, the 100 Citizen Fitness Program targets obesity and inactivity in low-income communities, providing health and fitness education at n...

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