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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The Chronicle Issue 26.1

Spring 2015

Greetings NAKHE Colleagues! I hope you are doing well at this point in your Spring term. By the time you are reading this it is likely you are preparing for final exams and grading.



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

2016 Conference Call for Proposals Deadline

The theme of this year’s conference focuses on how to prepare our profession in the midst of a host of societal, economic and political changes that have challenged the notion of steward…

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2016 NAKHE Conference

The 2016 NAKHE Conference will be held January 6-9, 2016 in San Diego, California. The deadline for submitting proposals is September 11, 2015. Information on submitting proposals for the conf…

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2015 NAKHE Leader Development Workshop a Success!

The 2015 NAKHE Leader Development Workshop that took place July 9, 10 at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA was a success attracting 29 members. Betty Block coordinated the workshop …

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Nominations for NAKHE Fellow Program Accepted Until August 1, 2015

Nominations for NAKHE Fellow are welcomed each year by August 1 to be awarded at annual conference in January. A NAKHE Fellow is one of the acknowledged leaders in the field of kinesiology who…

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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