Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences


On the evening of Thursday February 7th, our UNCG Men’s Basketball Spartans took on the Samford Bulldogs. The game was close. It’s the second half and fans are cheering, the players are off the bench, and a timeout is called. While most fans are taking out their phones, or even dancing with the music, kinesiologists, […]

Chris Condran is in the 2018 cohort of EdD online students. He is an outpatient orthopedic physical therapist with 5 years of clinical experience and an Instructor of Physical Therapy in the online transitional doctorate program at Arcadia University. Chris’ research and advocacy interests are centered in providing inclusive clinical environments for all patients, transgender […]

The departmental gear order has been sent out to all students, faculty, and staff in Kinesiology. If you would like the order form, please check your email, or request it from Ms. Britt ( Forms and payment are due January 31st by 5:00pm to Ms. Britt in 237 Coleman Building. We can accept exact change, […]

Paul Loeb once wrote that because “…most of our serious problems, are in large part common problems, which can be solved only through common efforts.”  This is why the Department of Kinesiology is proud to be part of a campus wide effort in combating cardiovascular disease (CVD), the number one leading cause of death. Our […]

On December 6th, 112 doctoral candidates lined up in the cold to march into the UNC Greensboro Auditorium and get hooded. This small ceremony honors the doctoral candidates as they transition into doctors, community leaders, researchers, and scholars. After all, “Doctoral education is the fuel for innovation,” remarked Chancellor Gilliam during his closing statement. Among […]

Dr. Michael Hemphill has been recently featured in two podcast episodes of the newly created podcast entitled “Playing with Research in Health and Physical Education.”  This podcast series, was created out of George Mason University and is intended for both students and educators in an attempt to make research in the field more accessible to […]

On November 9, 2018, KIN professors emeriti—Dick Swanson, Jo Safrit, and Kate Barrett—presented during our “Historical Perspectives on Kinesiology: UNCG and Beyond” colloquium to over 100 of our current students and faculty. This colloquium, which focuses on the personal experiences of these pioneers in our field, is a tradition for the department and was moderated […]