News: Kinesiology

Kinesiology Achieves Prestigious CASCE Accreditation for Undergraduate Strength and Conditioning Program

Written By: Paul Kelly | June 25, 2024
In an exciting milestone for the College of Health Professions and Sciences (CHPS), the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology – Strength and Conditioning track achieved accreditation by the Council on...

College of Health Professions and Sciences Co-Hosts Healthcare Education Summit

Written By: Heather Lovett | May 30, 2024
Academia and healthcare leaders convened at UCF on May 23 for a regional summit designed to improve collaboration and develop new strategies for ensuring the talent pipeline continues to provide...

Graduation Spotlight: Keisuke Ota, Kinesiology

Written By: Lasha Markham | May 6, 2024
Meet Keisuke Ota. Not only is he an assistant coach for UCF Women’s Soccer, but he is also a former professional soccer player himself. After dedicating 16 years to playing...

Kinesiology Students Graduate with Advanced Credentials

Written By: Heather Lovett | May 6, 2024
Several students graduating with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology this spring have already passed national examinations and obtained key industry certifications by the time they cross the commencement stage. It’s...

How to Train for a Marathon

Written By: Heather Lovett | April 12, 2024
Health and sports medicine experts discuss the training, trends and technology long distance runners are looking to as they prepare for one of the world’s most watched foot races —...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2023

Written By: Stella Canfield | March 21, 2024
Students at the College of Health Professions and Sciences benefit from faculty who conduct research into a broad number of health and wellness topics, discovering new insights and creating innovation...

Black Undergraduate Kinesiology Association Celebrates First Anniversary

Written By: Heather Lovett | February 19, 2024
A new student organization at UCF is building a community of aspiring kinesiology professionals and offering support and mentoring to its members. Established as a registered student organization in Spring...

Exercise Science Alumna Thrives as Aesthetic Medical Provider and Businesswoman

Written By: Lasha Markham | January 16, 2024
Karli Plunkett ‘14 came to UCF to pursue her bachelor’s in exercise science and during her years as a college student became increasingly interested in healthcare and wellness. She became...

Graduation Spotlight: Bonnie Kerlin, Kinesiology

Written By: Lasha Markham | December 18, 2023
Meet Bonnie Kerlin. She is a performer, turned strength and conditioning specialist, turned entrepreneur. She’s been showcasing her talents on stage since she was 18 and has been with Universal...

Graduation Spotlight: John Pinette, Kinesiology

Written By: Lasha Markham | December 12, 2023
Meet John Pinette. He coached CrossFit in his free time as a first-year engineering student and found he has a passion for movement and fitness. He started helping clients with...

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