Department of Kinesiology

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Jason Moody, a Senior Undergraduate student in the Department, is making a difference by research. In speaking with Jason, he wanted to ask “why?” Moody stated “The opportunity to become a Research Assistant is something many undergrads take for granted. I started about two years ago working with a Ph.D student who opened so many […]

Ted Monnich, is not your typical student. For one, he brings a wealth of experience with him—ranging from art curator, to music lecturer, to being a renowned expert in elite performance, particularly with hockey goalies. He claims to have always been a passionate person, which would explain why, in the first two weeks of school, […]

Congratulations to our own EdD faculty member Dr. Michael Hemphill for his selection as one of four faculty fellows for the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement (ICEE)!   https://communityengagement.uncg.edu/announcing-2018-icee-faculty-fellows/ As a 2018 ICEE Faculty Fellow, Dr. Hemphill will facilitate a learning community focused on community-engaged writing beginning Spring 2018. This learning community will bring faculty, […]

November 21st, 2017: Second year student in the MSAT program, Katelyn Ward, is really showing the community what it means to be caring and thankful this Holiday season. A huge thank you to Katelyn and everyone involved for your generosity and kindness. Do something bigger altogether. #DSBA “Katelyn coordinated with the community and local businesses […]

The Department of Kinesiology has so much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, but we would like to humbly extend our gratitude to Dr. JoAnne Safrit.  On November 13, Dr. Safrit made a $1 million contribution to the Department of Kinesiology by establishing the Safrit-Ennis Distinguished Professorship in Kinesiology. The gift was made in honor […]

Dogs can do some amazing things, but have you ever heard of a Medical Alert Assistance Dog for a Head Athletic Trainer? Kourtney Sappenfield, a first year sport and exercise psychology master’s student had; and she decided to bring the experience to the classroom. Meet Remington, a happy Golden Retriever who is making a difference in athlete’s […]

Congratulations (again!) to Ashley Sanchez for being selected for the School of HHS Marjory W. Johnson Pre-Physical Therapy Research Program Award. Winning her second award for the 2017-2018 academic year, Ashley will begin her research in “Examining the Role of Feedback on Virtual Reality Obstacle Crossing” in Spring 2018. The purpose of this award is […]

Congratulations to Ashley Mustain, selected as a Fall 2017 McNair Scholar! Photographed: (Left to Right) Dr. Aaron Terranova; Director of Undergraduate Studies. Dr. Celia Hooper (Center); Dean of the School of Health and Human Sciences. Ashley Mustain; McNair Scholar Recipient. The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, one of eight federal TRIO programs, will serve […]

On October 26th, 2017, Hannah Wofford, a member of the EdD in Kinesiology (EdD in KIN) program hosted the North Carolina Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Association (NCCRA) Piedmont Meeting. Hannah works as a clinical exercise physiologist and began the EdD in KIN program in Fall of 2017. She was elected as Vice President of the Piedmont Region […]

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