School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy

UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences

Welcome

The School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy at UCF includes the Athletic Training Program, Division of Kinesiology and Division of Physical Therapy. Academic programs in the school lead to a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an Exercise and Sport Physiology Track, a Master of Science in Kinesiology, a Master of Athletic Training, an Anatomical Sciences Graduate Certificate, a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and a doctoral-level Applied Exercise Physiology Track.

We’re home to specialized teaching labs and equipment; the Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science, which has dedicated facilities for research on exercise performance, human physiology and mobility; and community initiatives such as Knights on the Go Café and UCF Go Baby Go!

Our faculty members are recognized for excellence in teaching, scholarship and service in their respective disciplines both at UCF and in the global community. Our students learn to be evidence-based researchers, advocates of best practices, and/or contemporary providers in healthcare settings.

In the News

Kinesiology Grad Student Receives McKnight Doctoral Fellowship
Kinesiology

Kinesiology Grad Student Receives McKnight Doctoral Fellowship

Maxine Furtado, a graduate student starting the Ph.D. program in exercise physiology, is a recipient of the McKnight Doctoral Fellowship.  The coveted program is awarded to up to 50 students each year...
Three DPT Grads Accepted Into Residency Programs
Physical Therapy

Three DPT Grads Accepted Into Residency Programs

Three new graduates from the UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy program were accepted into post-professional physical therapy residency programs. Geisel Moise Hammad Melinda Geisel ’21 will attend the Nova Southeastern...
DPT Class of 2021 Celebrates Achievements and Incredible Journey to Graduation
Physical Therapy

DPT Class of 2021 Celebrates Achievements and Incredible Journey to Graduation

This week, we celebrated the DPT class of 2021 for their perseverance, creativity and commitment to their program and profession. This class demonstrated tremendous resilience in their ability to successfully navigate clinical internships during the...

For additional news, please see the Athletic TrainingKinesiology or Physical Therapy archives.

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