News: Kinesiology

Staff Spotlight – Moises Melendez

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | December 1, 2021
Every day, Moises Melendez makes undergraduate students’ academic journey easier in the Division of Kinesiology. From advising students on the next class they should take, to speaking at open house events about career opportunities...

Cadaver Lab Opens Doors to Learners Outside of UCF to Provide a Rich Learning Experience

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 30, 2021
The Human Gross Anatomy (HGA) Laboratory, located on the second floor of HS I, has long been an integral part of clinical training for students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. Through outreach efforts, lab leaders are helping other learners...

Gidusko Honored as Campus Partner of the Game

Written By: Drexler James | November 29, 2021
Lana Gidusko, an academic support coordinator in the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy, was honored at the UCF vs. USF football game last week for her positive impact on...

Research in 60 Seconds: Using Strength Training to Improve Aging

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER ’17 | November 17, 2021
Kylie Harmon’s research explores the benefits of strength training for living a longer, healthier and happier life. Whether it’s solving the world’s biggest problems or investigating the potential of novel...

New Ph.D. in Kinesiology Approved by the BOG

Written By: Drexler James | November 5, 2021
A new Ph.D. in Kinesiology was approved by the Florida Board of Governors Nov. 4, making it the first Ph.D. program in the College of Health Professions and Sciences. The...

New Anatomy Course Gives UCF Undergrads Hands-on Learning Experience

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 3, 2021
A new Human Gross Anatomy/Neuroscience course in the College of Health Professions and Sciences will give undergraduate students the unique opportunity to learn about the human body and all of...

Behind the Masks: Stories from Alumni and Students on the COVID Frontline

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 1, 2021
Every year, thousands of UCF grads walk off a stage with bulbs flashing and brimming with excitement as they begin the next chapter of their lives.   Thanks to the global...

New AT Scholarship Honors Program’s Co-Founder, Celebrates His Love for Family, Students and Profession

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 27, 2021
A new memorial scholarship in UCF Athletic Training honors David Cassidy, one of the co-founders of the athletic training program and a long-time supporter of the program and its students....

Kinesiology Staff Member First at UCF to Complete SSA Certificate Program

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | October 20, 2021
Lana Gidusko, an Academic Support Coordinator for the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy, is the first staff member at UCF to complete all three levels of the Student Success and...

UCF’s Brightest Shine During Luminary Awards

Written By: ZENAIDA GONZALEZ KOTALA & ALLISON HURTADO | October 6, 2021
15 faculty members were honored for being academic leaders, bettering lives and shining a light in the world. The UCF community celebrated the accomplishments of 15 exceptional faculty members at...

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