To enhance health, physical activity, physical performance, and
well-being across the lifespan
Kinesiology is the study of human movement. UNC Greensboro’s Department of Kinesiology has one of the most comprehensive programs in the country, including faculty with expertise in multiple sub-disciplines, including athletic training, community youth sport development, exercise physiology, motor behavior, applied neuromechanics, pedagogy, sport and exercise psychology, sport history and philosophy, and sports medicine.
Students pursuing a B.S. in Kinesiology choose from two concentrations
Students pursuing an M.S. in Kinesiology choose from seven concentrations
Students pursuing a Ph.D. in Kinesiology chose from four concentrations
Top undergraduate kinesiology program in NC according to University.com (2022)
Over 1 million dollars in external funding to support scholarship
98% of undergraduate kinesiology content classes are taught by full-time faculty with practical and scholarly expertise on the topic.
Dr. Laurie Wideman was recently one of 17 new fellows inducted into the 2023 National Academy of Kinesiology. Dr. Wideman was inducted at the annual meeting on Sept. 30. She is the Safrit-Ennis Distinguished Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at UNCG, with her research focusing on exercise, disease, and injury in the endocrine system. Dr. Wideman is heavily involved in NIH-funded research and has extensive inter-disciplinary collaborations.