Kinesiology & Health

Health department

Wright State senior Katelyn Howard uses her education in sports science to help cancer patients

Katelyn Howard, a senior sports science major at Wright State, helps cancer patients with their physical therapy as part of her job at Maple Tree Cancer Alliance. Continue reading

Second nature

Wright State grad Miranda Martin puts her athletic training skills to good use in treating an injured football player

As the football player lay on the field with a possible spinal cord injury, the words of athletic trainer Miranda Martin’s instructor kept ringing in her ears. Continue reading

Wright State professor Kevin Lorson honored with top state award for contributions to health education

Kevin Lorson, director of the Physical Education Licensure Program, was recognized for his role in getting a health education standards bill introduced in the Ohio Senate. Continue reading

Getting physical

Wright State professor Karen Wonders spreads gospel of exercise for cancer patients

Karen Wonders, director of the Wright State Sports Science Program, founded the Maple Tree Cancer Alliance, which provides exercise, nutritional guidance and fellowship to people battling cancer. Continue reading

One-on-one

A dozen Wright State students in the adaptive physical education/recreation class partnered with United Rehabilitation Services to provide physical activity sessions for adults and children clients. Continue reading

Military models

Five Wright State Army ROTC grads honored nationally as Distinguished Military Graduates
Wright State Army ROTC cadets raise the flag in observane of Memorial Day.

Distinguished Military Graduates made up 50 percent of Wright State’s Army ROTC commissioning class. Continue reading

Ready to act

Volunteer high school students from Live Oaks Career Campus in Milford scream for help while injured patients lie motionless in an equipment storage facility at Calamityville. Continue reading

Wright State’s Kevin Lorson receives Chancellor’s Award for opioid prevention curriculum

Kevin Lorsonwas honored for developing the Health and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE) curriculum, which helps schools address state requirements and be adaptable to the needs of each school district in Ohio. Continue reading

Wright State professor Kevin Lorson to receive Chancellor’s Award for opioid prevention curriculum

Kevin Lorson, director of Wright State University’s Physical Education Licensure Program, created the Health and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE) curriculum. Continue reading

Wright State biology student dives deep into campus opportunities

Megan Reed stays active through the university scuba program, conducting research in an earth and environmental sciences lab and serving in the Ohio Air National Guard. Continue reading