CHHS Health and Wellness Week in Review

CHHS Health and Wellness Week was a great success again this year! Here is a look at some KIN stats and photos from the week.

1. Two hundred players competed in KIN sponsored community table tennis tournament.
2. 40-50 students participated in Aerobicsthon-Zumba led by Angel Batt. It was an extremely excited event.
3. 40-50 students participated in  Aerobicsthon- step led by Farzaneh Ghiasvand Ph.D. It was very hot.
4. 90 students participated in the 10th SJSU table tennis championship.
5. 17 biomechanics students provided evaluations for approximately 30 to 40 participants.

ISSSSC Research Fair Participation Opportunity – Oct. 15

During the week of Oct. 15, SJSU will celebrate the 50 th anniversary of the 1968 Olympic Project for Human Rights, now commemorated by our Smith/Carlos statues.

As part of this celebration, the University invites you to present a poster at the SJSU ISSSSC Inaugural Research Fair (Monday Oct. 15, 8:00-11:30 in the SU Ballroom). What you’ll do:

1. Read The John Carlos Story (available at the SJSU Bookstore, on reserve at MLK Library,
as an ebook for less than $9, or as a used hard copy for $4-$5).
2. Describe three points of engagement or meaningfulness you found in this book.
3. Describe three research studies you might conduct based on your personal book-related
takeaways, OR state three ways that you will attempt to "take a stand" in your own
lives.
4. Using your ideas from points 2 and 3 above, create a poster using the attached template. (Don’t worry, you don’t have to speak to a large group! Just stand next to your poster in the Ballroom on Oct. 15 and answer questions from faculty and students passing by.)

This is a great opportunity to help celebrate our University’s heritage of social activism. It will also look GREAT on your C.V. and LinkedIn profile.

All participants will get a certificate signed by SJSU President Papazian, Dr. Harry Edwards, and Dr. Ted Butryn (ISSSSC Founding Director and KIN Professor).

In addition, the Research Fair will commence at 8:00am with a Keynote address by Marques R. Dexter, a 3 rd year Ph.D. student in the Sport Management & Policy program at the University of Georgia. Mr. Dexter will connect the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Olympic protest with the current wave of athlete activism in a paper entitled Activism: A Gateway to Stand up for Humanity.

If interested, please contact Dr. Butryn, theodore.butryn@sjsu.edu, by Wednesday September 12 at the LATEST so that you can be added to the Canvas Site!