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Pre-Physical Therapy Club Meeting

Wednesday, September 10
Chem, Rm 49
6:30 PM

The purpose of the Pre-Physical Therapy Club is to assist students in providing them with information and network with others, and to offer volunteer opportunities throughout the Lubbock community. 

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Drive Against Domestic Violence Golf Tournament

Thursday, September 25
Rawls Golf Course
1:00 PM

HESS Sport Management Program and Women's Protective Services partner together to host the inaugural Drive Against Domestic Violence Classic golf tournament.

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Saturday, November 8

Texas Tech University students are entitled to a $25 discount with the code ERPTTUP.

Click here  for more information or contact Dr. Matt Stock.



Dr. Gonzales and Student Researchers Publish Article

Dr. Joaquin Gonzales, in collaboration with undergraduate (Amy Fish, Jordan Shephard) and graduate (Elizabeth Defferari) students in HESS, has published an article titled: "Calf exercise-induced vasodilation is blunted in healthy older adults with increased walking performance fatigue" in the journal Experimental Gerontology.  The article is in the September 2014 issue of the journal.

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Posted August 29, 2014.


Arts & Sciences' Dean Lindquist Visits HESS

On August 13, Dean Lindquist visited the ESS building and was shown all of HESS's current research.

Posted August 13, 2014.


HESS Runs Sport Activity Camp

This June, HESS has run a sport activity camp for outstanding students at Ervin Elementary as part of the East Lubbock Promised Neighborhood Grant. The children and adults had a great time with Coach Kingsbury. Get your Guns UP!!

Posted June 25, 2014.


Dr. Fernandez del Valle Publishes Article

Dr. Fernandez del Valle, in collaboration with other researchers from Spain, has published the article titled: "Analysis of the Response Speed of Musculature of the Knee in Professional Male and Female Volleyball Players" in the journal BioMed Research International.

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Posted June 11, 2014.


HESS Majors Recognized by National Policy Advocacy

A group of Texas Tech University students wanted to get some hands-on coaching experience. Jeff Key, an instructor at Texas Tech, worked to give the students in-class instruction and an opportunity to coach/teach and do community service at the same time—a unique effort that resulted in the development of after-school fitness and mentoring programming at McWhorter Elementary School in Lubbock, Texas.

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Posted June 2, 2014.


Graduate Students Present Research, Awarded 1st and 2nd Place Winners

Graduate students Elizabeth Defferari and Kendra Olinghouse presented posters at the 2014 Graduate Student Research Poster Competition at Texas Tech University. Both students presented data they collected under the mentorship of Drs. Joaquin Gonzales (Elizabeth) and Matt Stock (Kendra). Elizabeth won 1st place and Kendra 2nd place in their category. Congrats to both students for representing our departmental research so well!

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Posted April 25, 2014.