News: Kinesiology

UCF Kinesiology Student Meets Scholarship Donors, Connects to Purpose

Written By: Ryan Greene | March 22, 2022
Last year, kinesiology student Christian Torres ‘16 was awarded the Jeffrey D. Law Memorial Scholarship, a scholarship given to graduate kinesiology students to honor the legacy of Jeffrey Law –...

New Kinesiology Association Aims to Connect Graduate Student and Build Community

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | March 16, 2022
A new student organization is providing graduate students in kinesiology with the extracurricular experiences and career preparedness that helps them launch successful careers in the field.   Paola Rivera, a current...

IEPRS Conference Brings Together Experts and Learners to Explore Synergies in Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | March 4, 2022
The Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science conference brought together kinesiology, physical therapy, and athletic training researchers, clinicians, and students who aspire to enter the field during the on-campus...

Kinesiology Alumni Earns UCF Dissertation Award

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | February 28, 2022
David Boffey, a Division of Kinesiology alumni, was recently selected as the 2021-22 recipient for the University Award for Outstanding Dissertation in the Social Science, Humanities, Education, Business, Art and...

UCF Names 2022’s 30 Under 30 Alumni Award Winners

Written By: Ashley Cullins | February 21, 2022
UCF Alumni has announced its annual 30 Under 30 Award winners. They are inventors, entrepreneurs, engineers, athletes, academics, teachers and nurses on the frontlines of the pandemic, and more. Each...

UCF’s new PhD in Kinesiology Advances Science of Human Movement and Trains Future Researchers and Educators

Written By: Anthony M. Moore | February 9, 2022
UCF’s new Kinesiology Ph.D. degree program will prepare students for careers as clinical researchers, sports scientists, university professors, and professional leaders in one of the nation’s fastest growing fields. Approved by...

Take care of yourself to take care of others: yoga’s benefits for patient caretakers

Written By: Grayson Keglovic | February 3, 2022
A Yoga Alliance certified instructor hosted “Recharge to Charge On” for faculty and staff of the Colleges of Health Professions and Sciences on Thursday. Beth Stone, who has been teaching yoga...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2021

Written By: Ryan Greene | January 25, 2022
Our faculty pursue big ideas and share what they learn by publishing their research to advance scientific discovery. As part of an institution designated as “very high” research activity by...

Kinesiology Students Receive 2021 NSCA Foundation Scholarships

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | January 3, 2022
In December, six students in the Division of Kinesiology  received 2021 scholarships from the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation. These students are six out of 38 students around the...

Students Serve as Community Health Ambassadors in a New Course Aimed to Improve Health Outcomes in the Community

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | December 17, 2021
A new service-learning, interdisciplinary health improvement course provides students in all CHPS majors with hands-on experience working to address public health problems within the local Central Florida community.    The new course, IHS 4950 – Interdisciplinary Projects...

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