Mike Murphy will graduate with his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology this June. His undergraduate research is motivating him to pursue a master’s degree in kinesiology this fall.
Javier Garcia is an undergraduate student studying kinesiology and will graduate in June. He plans to remain a Beaver and will pursue his master’s degree in adapted physical education this fall.
There’s a lot of research about the link between motor development and lifelong physical activity, and the importance of fundamental motor skill development in young children especially.
As people have turned to hobbies like reading and outdoor recreation to fill their days during the COVID-19 pandemic, recent research from Oregon State University found that engagement in leisure activities can help lower the risk of depression and improve mental well-being.
The OSU center will be housed in the university’s Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families within the College of Public Health and Human Sciences.
More than 2,500 miles away, Oregon State is never far from mind