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Katie Heinrich named Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine

Friday, September 4, 2020

Katie Heinrich, professor in kinesiology, has been named a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine. ACSM Fellowship is an elite member status for long-term professional members who have provided significant service to the organization, demonstrated high standards of professional development and shown a commitment to the goals and long-range activities of the organization.

This is Heinrich’s second Fellow title in the last 13 months. She was named a Fellow in the American Academy of Health Behavior in 2019.

“This is a significant achievement by Dr. Heinrich,” shared Craig Harms, department head. “I am pleased and proud that she has achieved this level of excellence from one of our primary organizations.  The American College of Sports Medicine has over 50,000 members and certified professionals from around the world."

Heinrich joined K-State’s kinesiology program in 2010 as an assistant professor. Her research areas include high intensity functional training, applied exercise interventions and chronic disease, and active transportation. Throughout her professional career, Heinrich has published 70 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has given over 57 scientific conference presentations and has co-authored >100 more. She has received over $3.4 million in research funding from the National Institutes of Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Active Living Research, Sunflower Foundation, and State of Hawai’i Department of Health.

Outside of her research, Heinrich serves on as a major professor to multiple doctoral and master’s degree students. She is an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Health Behavior, the European College of Sports Science, and the American Public Health Association.

About the American College of Sports Medicine
The American College of Sports Medicine advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.

 

This article was posted on Friday, September 4, 2020, and is filed under College News, Kinesiology.