History of Meeting Locations and Themes
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History of Meeting Locations and Themes

Year Location Program Theme and Chair
2023 Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, CA NAK: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Embracing the Future (Melinda A. Solmon)
2022 Providence Hilton, Providence, RI Translating and Implementing Kinesiology Research into Society(Ronald F. Zernicke and David H. Perrin)
2021 Virtual on Hopin Kinesiology's Social Justice Imperative(Bradley J. Cardinal)
2020 Meeting Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Meeting Theme will be carried forward to 2021
2019 Hyatt Regency Bellevue, Bellevue, WA Optimization of Human Performance (Bradley D. Hatfield)
2018 Swissotel, Chicago, IL Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior: Independent or Interrelated Public Health Issues (Debra Rose)
2017 Hyatt Regency Crystal City (Arlington, VA) Movement Forms, Function and Skill (Karl Newell)
2016 Hotel Adaluz, Albuquerque, NM Frontiers in Kinesiology (Catherine D. Ennis)
2015 Sonesta Hotel, Philadelphia, PA Active Aging: From Cells to Environment (Barb Ainsworth)
2014 AT&T Executive Center, Austin, TX Physical Activity: Improving Health and Reducing Disability (Phil Martin)
2013 Cheyenne Mountain Resort, Colorado Springs, CO Back to the Future: Reflecting on the Past and Envisioning the Future for Kinesiology Research(Patty Freedson)
2012 The Hotel Monaco, Portland, OR Physical Activity Across the Life Span (Maureen Weiss)
2011 The Marquette Hotel, Minneapolis, MN Kinesiology Research: It’s Impact on Society (Roberta Rikli)
2010 Williamsburg Lodge, Williamsburg, VA Bridging Kinesiology and Society (Bev Ulrich)
2009 Catamaran, San Diego, CA Kinesiology within the Academy: Thriving and Surviving (John Dunn)
2008 Knickerbocker, Chicago, IL Advancing Research in Kinesiology (Steve Silverman)
2007 DeSoto Hilton, Savannah, GA Kinesiology into the 21st Century (Jane Clark)
2006 Westward Look Resort, Tucson, AZ Kinesiology: Defining the Academic Core of Our Discipline (Gil Reeve)
2005 Marriott Solana, Dallas, TX Pass It On—75 Years of Leadership in Kinesiology and Physical Education (Jim Morrow)
2004 Oak Brook Hills Resort, Chicago, IL Movement and Mobility (Dick Magill)
2003 Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA Obesity and Physical Activity (Deb Feltz)
2002 Westward Look Resort, Tucson, AZ Preparing Future Faculty (Dan Landers)
2001 Meeting cancelled due to 9/11
2000 Interlaken Resort, Lake Geneva, WI Adherence to Exercise Programs and Physical Activity (Bill Morgan)
1999 Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA Disability and Aging (Tim White)
1998 Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA Telling Our Story (Scott Kretchmar)
1997 Indian Lakes Resort, Bloomingdale, IL Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century in Higher Education (Jack H. Wilmore)
1996 Tara’s Ferncroft Resort, Danvers, MA Technology in Kinesiology and Physical Education (Rainer Martens)
1995 Westin Resort, Vail, CO Quality of Life: Through Movement, Health and Fitness (Bob Singer)