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Texas Tech offers wellness education topics

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From Texas Tech university’s school of kinesiology and sport management:

The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management at Texas Tech University will offer free, educational topics for the community including wellness, healthy aging, child and adolescent safety, fitness and overall common medical conditions. The department, which educates in the study of movement (kinesiology) and sports management, has identified strategic initiatives for outreach that will partner with local organizations and national research institutions to educate the community on these topics.

Kinesiology topics may include:

  • Cardiovascular Disease

     

  • Diabetes and Obesity
  • Senior Fitness 
  • Fitness Trends
  •   Healthy Aging
  •  Resistance Training

Sport Management topics may include:

  • Ethics in Sports
  • Leadership and Goal Setting in Sports
  • Women and Gender Issues in Sports
  • Mental Performance
  • Youth Sports

Deby Nichols, Outreach Coordinator for the program said, “We are thrilled to provide this education, free to the community. Texas Tech enjoys a supportive relationship with so many across our region. It is our honor to provide this expertise and give back to those who have supported us.”

The department’s faculty will be available to share their expertise with groups across our community, including civic organizations such as Rotary and Lions clubs, church groups, and senior citizens groups. Youth sports programs and parent organizations would benefit from this information as well. The goal is to provide expert information that will help transform lives, while fostering outreach and partnerships between Texas Tech and the community. If your group is interested in having one of these professionals speak to your organization, please notify Deby Nichols deby.nichols@ttu.edu

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