Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences


In December, the EdD in KIN program celebrated the accomplishments of six graduates at the Greensboro Coliseum for the UNCG Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. Many traveled from other states and cities to be able to walk across the stage and participate in this event. After many years of hard work, our six graduates were able to […]

 Our esteemed faculty member Dr. Diane Gill was given the honor of presenting as an invited speaker at the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK) annual meeting. The meeting’s theme was “Kinesiology’s Social Justice Imperative”. Dr. Gill’s presentation titled: Kinesiology: Moving toward Social Justice? looked at Kinesiology’s social justice movement over the nearly 100 years of […]

Our EdD in KIN graduate, Lisa Almedina-McQuade, recently shared her dissertation work with her campus community at Lone Star College-University Park, in Houston, Texas.  Her topic addressed Yoga as a mindful physical activity to enhance college students’ well-being. Her findings were used to inform the student body, faculty, and administration about the benefits of a […]

The Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology (ASEP) program is one of the newer concentrations within the Kinsiology Department. With only its third cohort set to graduate this spring, they are on the cutting edge of a rapidly expanding field. Unlike traditional master’s programs, which often require conducting research and writing a thesis, ASEP students have […]

The EdD in KIN program hosted a virtual social event a few weeks ago. Yongsun “Sun” Lee, a PhD student and Taekwondo instructor, taught basic Taekwondo skills and movements including some punches, kicks, steps, and combinations of those skills as ways to move our body while having a lot of fun. Students enjoyed popping their […]

Providing his students with physical activity opportunities during the pandemic One of our newest students, Joel Frye,  was recently featured in SHAPE America’s Momentum issue for his work in equity, diversity and inclusion in physical education. Joel shared with us what he has been doing as part of the national organization’s EDI advisory committee and […]