Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences


The HUMARTS (Hennis, Ulrich, McGee Assisting Research, Teaching and Service) Award was established by Dr. Celeste Ulrich, a retired Professor of the School of Health and Human Performance, and Dean Emerita of the College of Human Development and Performance at the University of Oregon. This award is to recognize the professional capabilities and contributions of […]

The Kinesiology department offers a Masters of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) degree program that prepares graduate students to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) to become Certified Athletic Trainers. The MSAT program is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Athletic Trainers (ATs) are healthcare professionals who not only […]

Drs. Ang Chen and Chris Rhea were interviewed for the Summer 2021 issue of Kinesiology Today, a publication of the American Kinesiology Association, for a feature about STEM education and kinesiology. Dr. Chen spoke about teaching kinesiology science in physical education: “Our curriculum interventions are about teaching and improving elementary to high school students’ knowledge […]

Natalie Boone has been named as the 2021 University Teacher of the Year by the North Carolina Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (NC SHAPE). NC SHAPE is a top organization for physical education teacher education. Natalie is a member of the 2017 cohort of the EdD in KIN program and is on […]

Congratulations are in order for Dr. Kristi Vincint Johnson on being named an Engaged Faculty Scholar through North Carolina Campus Compact. Dr. Johnson is currently the Director of Dance and Assistant Professor of Dance at North Carolina Central University. A 2021 EdD in KIN graduate, Kristi’s dissertation was titled, “A Framework for Developing Effective and […]

Our EdD in KIN alumni, Allen Adeimy, is taking a faculty instructor position at Western Carolina University in the fall in the School of Teaching and Learning. He will teach 6 hours on campus in Health and Physical Education as well as supervise student interns at The Catamount School, Western Carolina’s lab school setting within […]

Our EdD in KIN student, Kevin Wallace was named the Coach of the Year for the Metro 4A conference for football. Kevin shared “The award is really a group award. If we did not have great players who bought into our program and assistant coaches who helped this would not have been possible. We have […]