News and Spotlights in Kinesiology

UH Hilo kinesiology and exercise sciences program receives national award for inclusive excellence and diversity

The American Kinesiology Association’s Inclusive Excellence Award recognizes academic programs that exemplify the core principles of inclusive excellence and diversity. The 2019-2020 award honors the commitment of the UH Hilo program to inclusiveness through its recruitment, retention, hiring, curriculum development, and administrative structure.

American Kinesiology Association Award for Inclusive Excellence
UH Hilo kinesiology and exercise sciences program receives national award for inclusive excellence and diversity

UH Hilo kinesiologist Harald Barkhoff receives prestigious leadership award from American Kinesiology Association

Prof. Barkhoff was honored for his great contribution to curriculum development in the UH Hilo kinesiology and exercise sciences program and for inspiring dozens of undergraduates to collaborate in sports science research. His papers at conferences in Polynesia have introduced the integration of kinesiology in the context of island cultures and in particular indigenous and Native Hawaiian knowledge and belief systems.

Prestigious Leadership Award from American Kinesiology Associatio
UH Hilo kinesiologist Harald Barkhoff receives prestigious leadership award from American Kinesiology Association