Kangnam University is a private Christian university in Yongin, South Korea. Founded July 1, 1946 by Reverend Yi Ho-bin as the Choong-ang Theology Institute, the school initially met at a lecture hall in the local YMCA in Seoul, South Korea. The university holds the spirit of Gyeongcheonanein, which means to worship the heavens and love mankind. The institution eventually moved in 1967 to Jangsa-dong in Seoul and then to the Daechi-dong, Gangnam-gu in 1974.In 1976, the school was renamed the Kangnam Social Welfare School; the name, which the university kept to this day, comes from its city ward at the time. In 1980, the school moved to its present location in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. Kangnam received its university accreditation in 1992.
Kangnam University is a private higher education institution located in the medium-sized city of Yongin (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Gyeonggi. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Korea, Kangnam University is a coeducational higher education institution. Kangnam University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. Kangnam University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.
During the recent years, the university has got over new science research projects of all types, among which most of them are published. There are more than 67 academic articles that have been published by domestic and international academic periodicals domestically and abroad. The publication focus is on areas of liberal arts, public administration and special education.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Kangnam University that are published in OMICS International journals.
The Prevalence and Determinants of Physical Activity among Korean Older Adults and Its Implications for Public Health