Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences


Since graduation in May of 2022, Dr. Abbie Wrights has continued working as a teaching professional at Wake Forest University in the Health and Exercise Science (HES) Department. But, while her position has not changed, she has been able to directly apply both her coursework and dissertation findings to her current role. Abbie said that […]

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Dr. Patricia Williams, a 2022 graduate of the EdD in KIN program, has had a busy fall semester since summer graduation at UNCG. At the start of the Fall 2022 semester, Patricia was promoted from Instructor of Biology to Chair of the Science Department. Within the month, she received a second promotion and is currently […]

NCSHAPE hosted their annual convention October 27 and 28 in Winston Salem. Many UNCG Kinesiology alumni and current students were at the convention to learn more about health and physical education from the many professionals in attendance. Several of our alumni presented on physical activities and their own research while also networking. UNCG faculty members, […]

Dr. Amanda Aguilar, a graduate from the EdD in KIN program, found her way as a member of the professional organization, National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE), through Dr. Diane Gill and Dr. Pam Brown. NAKHE is a non-profit organization whose mission is to foster leadership in kinesiology administration and policy related to […]

The 2019 cohort came to campus and presented their dissertation proposals in front of their advisors and colleagues. Between proposals, debriefs and other programming, students visited the Civil Rights Museum and the Greensboro Science Center. There were many great learning opportunities presented as well as some much needed in person time amongst peers and colleagues. […]

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In May 2022, the graduating class of the Doctor of Education in Kinesiology program presented their doctoral research to their peers, Kinesiology faculty members, and others at the Dissertation Showcase. The students designed the visual abstracts below to share their findings and the implications of the work with the community to help others potentially use […]

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The EdD in KIN program hosted a dissertation showcase for our students to allow them to share the exciting research they have been doing. Students presented their dissertation findings in a “lightning talk” format. It was a great opportunity for attendees (in person or on zoom), to learn more about the exciting and important work, […]

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Amber Fair Booker, a 4th year student in the EdD Kinesiology Program recently opened the One Wellness Center (OWC). OWC’s focus is to allow patients to be heard and not just seen, to treat individuals instead of just  their medical condition, and to create a space where people feel supported and guided in their wellness […]