Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

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January 17 & 18, 2018: Snow days can be spent multiple different ways. You can stay inside under a warm blanket, or you can get out for a walk and play on the plush, white covering. Either way makes for a good day! For Undergraduate students Brooke Laws and Stephanie Seawell, deciding to get outside […]

Sophia Brown Named Athletic Trainer of the Year by GATA “MACON, GA— The Georgia Athletic Trainers’ Association (GATA) is proud to name Sophia Brown, an athletic trainer at Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA), as the Jerry Rhea Athletic Trainer of the Year. The award will be presented at the GATA Honors & Awards Dinner in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Department of Kinesiology is very proud to announce that Ashley Sanchez was one of ten seniors throughout UNCG, given the Spartan of Promise Award from the UNCG Alumni Association. Ashley, a Senior in the Department of Kinesiology, has shown tremendous academic drive and success; renowned by her peers and faculty as  determined, ambitious, and […]

Congrats to Barrett Davis, UNCG Kinesiology alum! On Thursday, October 5, Barrett was selected for his “dream job”, Randolph County Schools Adapted P.E. Teacher! Barrett says he is “Randolph County born and bred”. He is dually certified in kinesiology and special education. Out of college, Barrett served as a teacher assistant in a special education […]