Movement Science

Laker Esports Center to host first competition for high school students

The competition is part of the Movement Science Showcase.

Apr 20, 2022


Future PE teachers learn how to use nature as a classroom

Ingrid Johnson, professor of movement science, teaches her health and physical education students to go beyond traditional PE activities and use the outdoors.

Feb 28, 2022


Wrestling plays important role during recovery for GVSU graduate, hall of famer who survived skydiving accident

Gary Chopp was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and received the organization's Medal of Courage.

Jul 13, 2021


Exercise science lab adjusts so students can still attain crucial competency

Steve Glass said he may use some of the adjustments made for the pandemic in future labs.

May 7, 2021


Dancing for life: GVSU physical education experts say coaxing K-12 students' dance creativity in class can encourage lifelong movement

The approach strays from conventional methods for teaching dance in physical education classes.

Mar 25, 2021


A faculty member's involvement in improving a community park gives sport management students a glimpse at future

Jon Coles, assistant professor of sport management, is heading an effort to improve a Big Rapids park. Coles is sharing with students his experiences in fundraising, project management and more.

Dec 9, 2020


Athletic training, physical therapy graduate helps players for NFL's San Francisco 49ers perform at highest level

Taylor Witczak said the strong Grand Valley network has played a key role in his career.

Oct 7, 2020


GVSU Injury Care Clinic adds virtual appointments to its services

The clinic, which has steadily grown through the years, offers a variety of free services, from injury evaluation to professional referrals, to the entire campus community.

Sep 14, 2020


Eyebrow smiles and social distance: Faculty members enjoy connecting with students, regardless of setting

Whether teaching courses in-person or remotely, Grand Valley faculty members said it felt good to connect with students and reported a smooth start to the semester.

Sep 4, 2020


Scholarship fund created in memory of longtime athletic trainer, graduate

Daniel Chappell was a dedicated mentor to Grand Valley athletic training students. He worked for decades with student athletes at a West Michigan high school.

Aug 21, 2020