Two faculty members in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education received national recognition
Two faculty members in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education received national recognition at the annual meeting of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) in Charlotte, on April 26. Professor Larry Abraham was presented with the 2012 Ruth B. Glassow Biomechanics Honor Award. This award is presented annually by the Biomechanics Academy of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) in recognition of significant contributions in one or more of the following areas: applied biomechanical research, service to the Academy, and transmission of biomechanical knowledge to the practitioner.
Clinical Professor Dolly Lambdin was presented with the 2012 Margie R. Hanson Elementary Physical Education Distinguished Service Award. This award is given by the Physical Education Steering Committee of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD) to recognize senior professionals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of physical education for children. Recipients are chosen based on service to physical education for early childhood or elementary level, leadership at local, state, and national levels, and educational contributions of national significance in physical education for young children.