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 Chronicle Issue 25.2

Summer 2014

This edition of the Chronicle of Kinesiology in Higher Education has been fun for me. This was the first time during my time as Editor that we have actually had, and used, a backlog of articles.



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

2015 Leadership Development Workshop

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

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2016 NAKHE Conference

The 2016 NAKHE Conference will be held January 6-9, 2016 in San Diego, California. Information about the conference, including submission of proposals will be available soon.

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NAKHE Leadership Development Workshop

June 15 is the deadline to register for the 2015 NAKHE Leadership Development Workshop to be held July 9-10. Email Betty Block ( Workshop Coordinator for m…

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NAKHE President Elect and Vice President Elect Nominations

Nominations requested by May 31st for NAKHE President Elect and Vice President Elect. Send nominations to Elect Gloria Napper-Owen (, Chair of the Nominati…

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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, President