College of Health and Human Performance

Kyriaki Kaplanidou Named National Academy of Kinesiology Fellow

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October 3, 2023

Kyriaki Kaplanidou, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Sport Management, has been honored as a Fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology.

Dr. Kaplanidou’s research explores the impacts and legacies of sport events on communities. Specifically, it examines residents’ perceptions of such impacts and legacies and the level of support they provide for the event when they observe quality of life benefits in their community. In addition, her research examines the impact of the sport event experience on sport event participants’ intentions to continue to exercise and take part in more sport events.

The Academy of Kinesiology encourages and promotes the study and educational applications of the art and science of human movement and physical activity. The academy honors individuals who have contributed significantly to the study of and application of the art and science of human movement and physical activity. Learn more about the academy >

Dr. Kaplanidou joins six college faculty recognized as fellows: James Cauraugh, George Cunningham, Chris Hass, Chris Janelle, Rachael Seilder and David Vaillancourt. Read more about honors and fellowships in the College of Health & Human Performance.

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