National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education

2019 Annual NAKHE National Conference

January 9 - 12, 2019

Best Practices in Kinesiology:
Showcasing our Successes

Conference Coordinator:
Lynda Ransdell, NAKHE Vice President

928.523.7417 (O)

Conference Headquarters

Marriott Savannah Riverfront Hotel
100 General McIntosh Blvd
Savannah, GA 31401
Phone : (912) 233-7722
Hotel Website

Book Your Conference Room at NAKHE's Special Rate of $160.00 USD  per night

Start date: 1/5/19
End date: 1/15/19
Last day to book: 12/10/18

The theme of the 2019 conference is Best Practices in Kinesiology: Showcasing our Successes.

Conference Strands include:

  • Faculty Development
  • Student Success
  • Entrepreneurism
  • Innovative Curricula

New for this year are Point/Counterpoint Discussions on:

  • Trends in Student Preparation
  • Social Media
  • Open Access Journals
  • Interdisciplinary Collaborations

Invited Lecturers:

  • Delphine Hanna Lecturer: Dr. Jared Russell, Auburn University: "Achieving Inclusive Excellence in Kinesiology: Insights, Strategies, and Perspectives"
  • Amy Morris Homans Lecture: Doris Corbett, Retired
  • Dudley Allen Sargent Lecture: Scott Gordon, Kennesaw State University: "Fitting Into our Genes: Evolution of the Health Benefits of Physical Activity"


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Conference Special Event

Thursday Night Haunted Pub Crawl  $22 (Not included in registration fee)
Starts 9 pm Thursday night at Tondee's Tavern (6 East Bay Street, Savannah Georgia).
This is an exciting and enjoyable journey into some of Savannah’s oldest historic pubs and bars. During this 2-hour haunted pub crawl, we will visit 4 of the most historic pubs and bars that Savannah has to offer. The haunted pub crawl leaves Tondee’s Tavern on Bay Street on Thursday night at 9 pm. After grabbing a drink in this very haunted bar the tour we will work our way through the Historic District of Savannah, stopping at the most haunted pubs and bars along the way. You’ll be entertained by your professional guide as they recall the stories of ghosts and hauntings which still torment the living. This is an adult’s only tour, only for those age 21 and older. Tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE. The tour goes rain or shine. Limited to 40 participants.

Conference Registration Rates & Fees Listed Here

Special Event - Thursday Night Haunted Pub Crawl - Not Included in Registration Fee


01 Professional Member $345.00Register now
This registration type is restricted to members.
02 Professional Non-Member $460.00Register now
03 Emeritus $200.00Register now
This registration type is restricted to members.
04 Graduate Student Member $180.00Register now
This registration type is restricted to members.
05-Graduate Student Non-Member $215.00Register now
06 Guest at Wednesday Evening Social $20.00Register now
07 Guest at Thursday Evening Lecture & Reception $20.00Register now
08 Guest at Friday Lecture & Luncheon $35.00Register now
09 Guest at Saturday Business Breakfast $35.00Register now
10 Guest at Saturday Lecture & Luncheon $35.00Register now
11 Thursday Night Haunted Pub Crawl $22.00Register now
12 Complimentary FREERegister now
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