National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education

Where Scholars Come to Lead


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The mission of NAKHE is to foster leadership in kinesiology administration and policy as it relates to teaching, scholarship and service in higher education.

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Our Publications

The International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education: Issue 26.2

Fall 2015

This is the first ever edition of the International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education. The IJKHE is the new title of the former Chronicle of Kinesiology in Higher Education. This change was approved by the NAKHE board in May of 2015, and has now taken effect.



Quest's primary purpose is to publish manuscripts that address issues and concerns relevant and meaningful to kinesiology and physical education in higher education.

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Upcoming Events

NAKHE Leadership Development Workshop

The NAKHE Leadership Development Workshop (LDW) focuses on providing opportunities for kinesiology faculty - especially those beginning their careers - to discuss leadership in the field by wo…

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2017 NAKHE Conference - Power of the Past: Focus on the Future

The 2017 NAKHE Conference will be held January 4-7, 2017 in Orlando, Florida.

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President's Message

Greetings to my NAKHE family, I am honored to serve as your president for the next couple of years. The potential of the membership to impact our profession is limitless. By tapping into our c…

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Foundation Committee Calls for Endowment Support

For those of us who have devoted the majority of your professional lives in support of Physical Education/Kinesiology through participation in NAPECW, NCPEAM, NAPEHE , NAKPEHE or NAKHE and for…

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The National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education is the oldest academic society in kinesiology solely focused on higher education and professional development issues. Scholars from all over the world come together yearly to examine issues of importance to the discipline and profession, and our publications provide a forum for the discussion of ideas that are important to the field. Come visit us at to become a part of a dynamic, friendly group of professionals dedicated to the promotion of kinesiology in higher education.

- Steve Estes, Past President