Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences


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 […]

Alain Aguilar and Lisa Almedina-McQuade were awarded the EdD in Kinesiology (EdD in KIN) Professional Development Award (2nd call), which is designed to support students seeking professional development opportunities. Alain Aguilar will attend the 18th Annual Qualitative Research Summer Intensive hosted virtually by the UNC Odum Institute. From this professional experience, he will develop his […]

The graduate school held a virtual 2021 Showcase of Scholarship in April. This online event aimed to give graduate students an opportunity to share their academic achievements with the greater Greensboro community. The students created brief videos about their research for this broader audience. One of our EdD in KIN students, Jeff Akers participated in […]