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  • Fall 2017
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    iFather

    In our busy modern world, fathers often have trouble finding enough time to spend with their children. CPASS and the WVU Extension Service are looking to help change that with an ongoing program called iFather.

  • Fall 2017
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    Beep ball

    Faculty in Physical Education Teacher Education and Athletic Coaching Education are using an innovative, hands-on technology called Beep Ball to “practice” how to teach baseball to individuals with visual impairment.  

  • Fall 2017
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    Engaging healthcare's innovators

    Healthcare innovators from across West Virginia gathered in June 2017 in an attempt to prevent and reverse West Virginia’s soaring rates of chronic disease. Sam Zizzi, Pat Fehl Endowed Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology with CPASS, offered insight and research at the Try This for Healthcare Professionals Conference at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, West Virginia.

  • Fall 2017
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    Collaborating for fitness and safety

    CPASS Physical Education Teacher Education students and faculty collaborated with the WVU Student Family Resources to host the sixth Annual Kids Safety and Fitness Expo, May 23, 2017, at the Student Recreation Center fields. The free, family-centered event featured bike safety lessons, an obstacle course, sports, games, the annual tug-of-war competition, hands-on demonstrations and health information for parents.