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Friday, October 24, 2014

Need to complete your Cluster 5 requirement? Want to run a half marathon?

Need to complete your Cluster 5 requirement? Want to run a half marathon (13.1 miles) near the end of the spring 2015 semester? Attend an information session on Wed Oct 29, 5:00pm, Godwin 341.

Class will be held Monday, Wednesday, Friday OR Sunday. You'll need to have a flexible schedule to enroll in this section. Some of the long run training requires a period of time that best fits in a weekend day.

Class will involve the following:

Information from the Career and Academic Planning Office

I received this message from the Career and Academic Planning Office. Thought some of you may be interested in attending a workshop:

As you may be aware, Career & Academic Planning is offering small group sessions throughout this semester to help students get started on their internship search.  These sessions are for 5 students max, so interested students should be sure to RSVP sooner rather than later at this address: https://jmu-csm.symplicity.com/students. They can find the event, titled “Internships 101” under Workshops.  As internship coordinators, many of you are already very aware of the benefits of an internship to students’ professional development, so please help students hear about this and other resources available to them in Career & Academic Planning.
 
Upcoming dates for Internships 101:
10/13/14              11:00 am              3 spots remaining
10/22/14              2:00 pm                4 spots remaining
11/6/14                4:00 pm                5 spots remaining
11/11/14              3:00 pm                5 spots remaining
11/14/14              12:00 pm              5 spots remaining
11/17/14              2:00 pm                5 spots remaining
11/18/14              4:00 pm                5 spots remaining
12/3/14                1:00 pm                5 spots remaining
12/4/14                 5:00 pm                5 spots remaining
 
Other events:

University of Idaho Masters of Science in AT

The University of Idaho’s Masters of Science in Athletic Training Program (MSAT) is requesting your help in recruiting high quality students. Your program has been identified as an excellent source of top quality students who may have a natural affinity for the Health Professions and Athletic Training in particular. 
 
Dear Prospective Student,
Do you like to help people? Do you like to be challenged? Have you ever considered a career in the Health Professions? If you have answered yes, to any of these questions, you may wish to consider a career in Athletic Training. The University of Idaho, Department of Movement Sciences is recruiting students for its Entry-level Master’s Degree in Athletic Training (MSAT).

The UI’s MSAT program prepares you for a career in athletic training.  Athletic training is a health care profession that is predicted to grow 37% from 2008-2018, a growth rate that is much faster than the national average for all occupations. Athletic trainers work daily with patients across the lifespan; including athletes. 

As a student in the UI’s MSAT program, you will learn to prevent, treat, and rehabilitate injuries and illnesses. You will also learn about professional development and organization and administration in healthcare. Each day in the athletic training program presents new and exciting clinical opportunities.
 
Please contact ui-at@uidaho.edu to learn more about our athletic training programs. Please visit our program website atwww.uidaho.edu/athletictrainingprogram. The website is updated regularly as we make this exciting transition in Athletic Training Education.
 
If you have specific questions about this exciting career please feel free to contact Dr. Nasypany (ui-at@uidaho.edu), Dr. Baker (russellb@uidaho.edu) or Dr. May (mayj@uidaho.edu).
 
Masters Degrees offered at the University of Idaho in the Department of Movement Sciences.
1.        Masters of Science in Athletic Training.
2.        Masters of Education in Physical Education for those who already have teacher certification
3.        Masters of Education plus certification in which you can earn a graduate degree as well as teacher certification in Physical Education.
4.        Masters of Science in Movement and Leisure Sciences with an emphasis in Physical Education, Sport Psychology, Recreation, or Exercise Science.
5.        We also have several non-Physical Education, teaching Masters degrees in our College of Education.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Wellness Employment in Harrisonburg

Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community is looking to hire a couple of full time positions, one is a fitness manager, and the other is an aquatics manager.  Information can be found on their website, www.vmrc.org

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Exercise Leader Practicum

James Madison University
Department of Kinesiology
Exercise Leader Practicum Experience

The JMU Kinesiology Department is offering the opportunity for motivated, hard working Kinesiology students who are interesting in serving as an individualized Exercise Leader for 2 participant volunteers throughout the course of the spring semester.  The Exercise Leader will act as Testing Technician and Exercise Leader for each of their assigned participants.  They will be responsible for all pre-screening/health history, health related physical fitness testing, and preparation of an individually tailored exercise prescription that will be implemented by the participant.  They will also be responsible for progressing their participants in their exercise plan as the semester progresses.  This will be done under the supervision of Dr. Trent Hargens, Kinesiology faculty, and Graduate Students in Kinesiology.

Requirements:
  1. Be certified in CPR with AED
  2. Successfully completed KIN 421: Principles of Exercise Testing and Prescription
  3. Be available during the later afternoon hours (approximately 3 - 6 pm)

Interested parties should submit a resume and a short (~ half page) description on why they would like to participate in this program, and why they would make a good practicum student for this program to Dr. Hargens. Deadline for submission is December 1, 2014

For additional information contact Dr. Hargens, hargenta@jmu.edu

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Fall 2014 Fieldwork Sites

Want to know where current students are completing hours for credit this semester?

Fall 2014 Exercise Science Fieldwork Sites: