HK Outreach


Franklin Fitness Testing - Franklin Academy is the Columbus Municipal School District (CMSD) Magnet School for Medical Sciences and Wellness.  The Department of H&K partners with Franklin Academy to assist in reaching it "Wellness" objectives.  Each year, Franklin Academy students are bussed to the Pohl Gym to complete the FitnessGram battery of health-related fitness assessments. The results are compiled and individual and group data are provided to the Franklin Physical Education staff.  

Women' Health Awareness Week - Women's Health Awareness Week occurs in October of each year.  This has been a collaborative effort with Baptist Memorial Hospital - Golden Triangle.  Physicians, and other health-care professions present current relevant information about women's health issues.  These events are open to the public and tale place on the MUW campus. 

MUW Health FairHealthFair - The Department of H&K hosts the MUW Health Fair each February.  This event is held in the Pohl Education Building gymnasium.  Numerous health-care providers and practitioners disseminate current health-care information on a variety of topics.  this even is open to the public and is very well attended.


Miller-Burdeshaw Lecture Series -The Department of H&K hosts the Miller-Burdeshaw Lecture Series in the spring of each academic year.  The Miller-Burdeshaw Lecture is designed to bring to campus experts in one of the disciplines of Health & Kinesiology.  The presenters provide current relevant information to our students.  The Miller-Burdeshaw lecture Series is in memory and in honor of Dr. Mary Kate Miller and Dr. Dorothy Burdeshaw, two former heads of the Department of H&K.