National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education

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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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The International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education: Issue 27.1

Spring 2016

Editor's Note: Welcome to the Spring 2016 edition of the IJKHE. I would first like to thank Dr. Britton Johnson for giving me the tools and expertise to successfully run the journal. I would also like to acknowledge my associate editors, Beth Hersman, Steve Prewitt, and Jenna Lorusso, in helping me to assemble this edition of the journal. I am excited for the next three years as editor of the IJKHE.



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

Deadline for Proposal Submission to the 2017 NAKHE National Conference

September 16, 2016 is the deadline to submit proposals to the 2017 NAKHE National Conference.

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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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Fellows Nominations

Nominations for NAKHE Fellow are welcomed each year.  A NAKHE Fellow is one of the acknowledged leaders in the field of kinesiology. All NAKHE members are eligible to nominate their NAKHE…

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Nominations and Elections

The NAKHE Nominations & Elections Committee is seeking potential candidates for the office of Vice President-Elect and Secretary for the 2017 year. The Operating Codes for these positions …

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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