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December 30, 2004

Kinesiology Workshop Offered at ULM

The first in a series of elementary school physical education workshops by the Kinesiology Department at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, "Five for Life", begins Monday and Tuesday, January 3- 4.

The workshop is part of the "Lucy Shackelford Elementary School Physical Education" series.

Karen Cowan, Dan Farley, and Ron Malm will be the guest presenters at this first elementary school workshop in memory of Dr. Lucy Shackelford, a former professor at ULM. The presenters are from the Spokane Washington school district, where they have designed and implemented a new curriculum in elementary school physical education.

"Their curriculum and program design has been adopted by several school districts across the nation, and is considered to be on the cutting edge of physical education programs, " said Dr. Wilson Campbell, Head of the Department of Kinesiology.

This two-day workshop will be a hands-on experience for the participants.

Media is welcome to attend.

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