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Kent State University’s Scholar of the Month for December would prefer that you read this standing up, or even doing some calisthenics. Go on, get moving. Jacob Barkley, Ph.D., is an associate professor of exercise science in Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services. During his 10 years with Kent State, he has earned a name...

Kent State University’s Scholar of the Month for December would prefer that you read this standing up, or even doing some calisthenics. Go on, get moving. Jacob Barkley, Ph.D., is an associate professor of exercise science in Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services. During his 10 years with Kent State, he has earned a name...

Admit it. We have all used our smartphones at inappropriate and inopportune times: while driving, during family meals, in the bathroom or even the bedroom. We are a society glued to our phones, but when is it considered out of our control? According to researchers at Kent State University, the answer depends on the user. Jian Li, Ph.D., Jacob...

Kent State University researchers Jacob Barkley, Ph.D., and Andrew Lepp, Ph.D., as well as Kent State alumni Michael Rebold, Ph.D., and Gabe Sanders, Ph.D., assessed how common smartphone uses – texting and talking – interfere with treadmill exercise. The researchers, from Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services, found...

A new Kent State study finds more links between high smartphone use and low GPA Kent State University researchers have collected more data to explain the negative relationship between smartphone use and academic performance in college students.   In their first study in 2014, the research team from Kent State’s College of Education, Health and...

Scholar of the Month Kimberly S. Schimmel Associate Professor of the Sociology of Sport College of Education, Health and Human Services 1995-present Kim Schimmel is an associate professor in the School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration of the College of Education, Health and Human Services. Her research focuses on the sociology of...