Department of Kinesiology

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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 […]

Congratulations (again!) to Ashley Sanchez for being selected for the School of HHS Marjory W. Johnson Pre-Physical Therapy Research Program Award. Winning her second award for the 2017-2018 academic year, Ashley will begin her research in “Examining the Role of Feedback on Virtual Reality Obstacle Crossing” in Spring 2018. The purpose of this award is […]

Congratulations to Ashley Mustain, selected as a Fall 2017 McNair Scholar! Photographed: (Left to Right) Dr. Aaron Terranova; Director of Undergraduate Studies. Dr. Celia Hooper (Center); Dean of the School of Health and Human Sciences. Ashley Mustain; McNair Scholar Recipient. The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, one of eight federal TRIO programs, will serve […]

Congratulations to Yuki Sugimoto, who has been selected to receive the Theodore & Loretta Williams Research Fund for Arts Health Award in HHS for 2017-2018! This award was established 2005 by Charles R. and Kathleen Williams to honor their parents, Theodore and Loretta Williams. This fund supports a graduate student from any department in the […]

The Department of Kinesiology is very proud to announce that Ashley Sanchez was one of ten seniors throughout UNCG, given the Spartan of Promise Award from the UNCG Alumni Association. Ashley, a Senior in the Department of Kinesiology, has shown tremendous academic drive and success; renowned by her peers and faculty as  determined, ambitious, and […]

On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast where it remained for four days. Houston received more rain in those four days than it does in a single year. Catastrophes like this call into question the responsibility a university to help its students in an online program. Typically catastrophes like this only raise […]

Congrats to Barrett Davis, UNCG Kinesiology alum! On Thursday, October 5, Barrett was selected for his “dream job”, Randolph County Schools Adapted P.E. Teacher! Barrett says he is “Randolph County born and bred”. He is dually certified in kinesiology and special education. Out of college, Barrett served as a teacher assistant in a special education […]