UAB Center for Exercise Medicine Inaugural Symposium took place on Wednesday, October 23. Over 125 people, 115 from UAB, attend the symposium because of their work related to exercise.
  • Fisher, G. (2013) Effects of 12-weeks of aerobic exercise training on skeletal muscle mitochondrial function and insulin sensitivity in premenopausal women: Preliminary findings from the INTENSITY study. UAB Center for Exercise Medicine Inaugural Symposium. Birmingham, AL (oral presentation)
  • Sweatt, S.K., Fisher G., Ovalle, F., Gower, B.A., and Hunter, G.R. (2013) Exercise intervention affects muscle but not liver insulin sensitivity. UAB Center for Exercise Medicine Inaugural Symposium. Birmingham, AL
  • Gaddy, E., Hunter, G.R., McCarthy, J.P., Bamman, M.M., Fisher, G., Newcomer, B.R. (2013) Muscle fiber type, Achilles tendon length, potentiation, and running economy. UAB Center for Exercise Medicine Inaugural Symposium. Birmingham, AL
  • Other HS student presenters were Holly Resuehr and William Neumeier.

Welcome to the Department of Human Studies

Our department is housed within the School of Education. We offer degrees at all academic levels across a range of program areas. We are committed to helping you explore the one that best fits your career goals.

I invite you to view the web page of your interest and learn more about our curriculum and other requirements, outstanding faculty, student organizations, professional resources, and inspiring success stories. Please feel free to reach out to the faculty in your program of interest or to me if you have any questions about our programs. We are available to communicate with you over email, on the telephone, or in person. We value your relationship to us and view it as critical to our success.

Thank you for visiting our Department. We look forward to engaging with you to discuss our curriculum, research, or service. And, we hope to soon call you a Blazer!


Kristi Menear
Kristi S. Menear, Ph.D., CAPE
  Education Building 207

Strategic Plan

The Department of Human Studies recently engaged in a deliberate examination of our opportunities to enhance and improve Department programs, research, and pedagogy that resulted in a Strategic Plan. We are enthusiastically moving forward to define and identify initiatives, funding, and efforts to create a more dynamic and innovative Department that offers students and faculty greater opportunities for learning and research.

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