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Health, Physical Education, & Recreation Summary

Friday, 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Current State of the Discipline
Susan Kazen, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Northeast Lakeview College

Saturday, 9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
“Kinesiology: Direction of the Discipline”
Cherilyn Cox, Department Chair of Kinesiology, Brookhaven College


Friday, February 24th, 11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Current State of the Discipline”

The focus of day one will be on the current state of the discipline. In this session the speaker will be talking about what she sees as the current state of the discipline based on state legislature, district/college mandates and personal experience of more than thirty years’ in the field. Once the speaker has concluded the audience will be broken into small groups and asked to discuss the current state of kinesiology within their district and how their campus is getting kinesiology to thrive or what they are doing to keep it alive.Finally, the session will be closed out by having panel members from different colleges from around the state who will also be discussing the current state of kinesiology on their campuses and what they are doing to ensure its future. The session would then conclude with a ten-minute question and answer time for the audience with the panel.

  • Speaker (30 mins.)
  • Interactive Small Groups (15 mins.)
  • Panel discussion (20 mins.)
  • Q&A with the panel members (10 mins.)

Susan Kazen, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Northeast Lakeview College

Susan KazenSusan Kazen has been an educator for over twenty years at the college and university levels. She holds degrees in biology, exercise physiology, and public health, and is a registered dietetic nutritionist. For almost fifteen years she served as a department chair at Palo Alto College and at Northeast Lakeview College, both in San Antonio, but she is happy to say that currently she is a teaching faculty member now in the Sciences and Kinesiology Division at Northeast Lakeview and enjoying it immensely.

 


Saturday, February 25th, 9:00 – 10:15 a.m.

“Kinesiology: Direction of the Discipline

The focus of day two will be in the same format as day one. The emphasis of day two will be the direction of the discipline; where are we headed. In this session the speaker will be discussing her views on where she sees the discipline headed. She will be formulating her ideas based on state legislature, current trends, district/college mandates and her personal experience in the field. Once the speaker has concluded the audience will be broken into small groups again and asked to discuss the direction of kinesiology within their district/college. Finally, the session will be closed out by having the panel members discuss the direction of kinesiology on their campuses. The session would then conclude with a ten-minute question and answer time for the audience with the panel.

  • Speaker (30 mins.)
  • Interactive Small Groups (15 mins.)
  • Panel discussion (20 mins.)
  • Q&A with the panel members (10 mins.)

Cherilyn Cox, Department Chair of Kinesiology, Brookhaven College

Cherilyn CoxCherilyn Cox earned her MA in Education with a concentration in Kinesiology and Health Promotion from The University of Texas at San Antonio and a graduate certificate in Public Health from The University of Texas School of Public Health. She has worked in various aspects of the fitness industry for the past 18 years and has taught kinesiology and health courses at the University of Texas San Antonio, Northeast Lakeview College, and the University of North Texas. Currently, she is teaching and serving as the department chair of Physical Education, Kinesiology and Nutrition at Brookhaven College.

 

 

Health, Physical Education, & Recreation Section Chair:
Vincent Lockhart, Northeast Lakeview College