News: Kinesiology

How NFL Player Damar Hamlin Tackled the Odds: Health Experts Weigh In

Written By: Heather Lovett | January 23, 2023
A panel of UCF medical and rehabilitation experts discuss what happened, what Hamlin’s physical and mental recovery could look like, and protecting the heart health of athletes.

Kevan Knowles Receives Division of Kinesiology Outstanding Student Award

Written By: David Janosik | January 4, 2023
Congratulations to Kevan Knowles ‘22, who was selected as the Fall 2022 Outstanding Student for the Division of Kinesiology. An honors student, Knowles excelled academically, as well as in research and...

Meet the Division of Kinesiology’s First Clinical Faculty Member, Sarah Fretti

Written By: Heather Lovett | December 9, 2022
Assistant Professor Sarah Fretti joins the College of Health Professions and Sciences this fall with the distinction of being the first clinical faculty member to serve in the Division of...

A Fitness Expert Weighs In On How To Build The Best Workout Routine For Yourself

Written By: Health Digest | October 18, 2022
Working out is an essential part of a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle. As a matter of fact, getting regular exercise and physical activity can help improve and maintain the health...

Fukuda Wins Educator of the Year

Written By: David Janosik | July 11, 2022
David Fukuda, an associate professor and Division of Kinesiology chair, is the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Educator of the Year for 2022. Fukuda was selected by the NSCA’s...

UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science Advances Scientific Thinking in Students at all Levels

Written By: David Janosik | June 17, 2022
When students are interested in the fields of kinesiology and physical therapy, it is often because they want to help people; but students don’t need to wait to graduate to...

Cramer To Serve as New Senior Associate Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs

Written By: David Janosik | June 6, 2022
Dr. Joel Cramer is the newly hired senior associate dean for the College of Health Professions and Sciences. In this role, Cramer is responsible for the daily administration of the...

Kinesiology Students Earn Awards from American Kinesiology Association

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | May 19, 2022
Congratulations to three students from the Division of Kinesiology who recently received Institutional Level awards from the American Kinesiology Association:  Kylie Harmon – recipient of the Doctoral Scholar and Graduate...

Kinesiology Students Recognized by American College of Sports Medicine

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | May 13, 2022
Congratulations to our Division of Kinesiology students who received the Leadership & Diversity Training Award from the American College of Sports Medicine: Eliot Arroyo ’15, ’17MS, a graduate from the...

CHPS Students Organize and Participate in Orange County Minority Health Fest

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | May 6, 2022
In recognition of National Minority Health Month, and as part of the Interdisciplinary Projects in Health Professions course (IHS4950), CHPS undergraduate students and their faculty mentor, Suha Saleh, partnered with...

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