Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences


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 […]

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 […]

Ted Monnich, is not your typical student. For one, he brings a wealth of experience with him—ranging from art curator, to music lecturer, to being a renowned expert in elite performance, particularly with hockey goalies. He claims to have always been a passionate person, which would explain why, in the first two weeks of school, […]

Congratulations to our own EdD faculty member Dr. Michael Hemphill for his selection as one of four faculty fellows for the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement (ICEE)! As a 2018 ICEE Faculty Fellow, Dr. Hemphill will facilitate a learning community focused on community-engaged writing beginning Spring 2018. This learning community will bring faculty, […]

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 […]

The Department of Kinesiology has so much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, but we would like to humbly extend our gratitude to Dr. JoAnne Safrit.  On November 13, Dr. Safrit made a $1 million contribution to the Department of Kinesiology by establishing the Safrit-Ennis Distinguished Professorship in Kinesiology. The gift was made in honor […]

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 […]