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Unique Kinesiology Course Featured in Photo of the Week

This photo was featured as Boise State’s Photo of the Week for Jan. 6. Mary Branchflower of Dive Magic took the photo of the students in the School of Allied Health Sciences’ Department of Kinesiology’s Hyperbaric Physiology class. while underwater off the coast of Roatan, Honduras.

Graduate level students in professor Shawn Simonson’s Hyperbaric Physiology course got an opportunity to apply their coursework during a dive and service trip to Roatan, Honduras, over winter break. Students participated in a fall semester course where they deepened their understanding of human anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, physics and biology. Through the class, students received their Professional Association of Dive Instructors Open Water Scuba Certification and then participated in conservation activities in Honduras.