News: Kinesiology

Congratulations to our 2021 Founders’ Day Winners

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 7, 2021
Congratulations to our faculty members and student who have been recognized for this year’s University of Central Florida’s Founders’ Day Awards. This year’s winners are examples of the best of...

Resources and Support for the Asian Pacific American Community at UCF

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER ’17 | March 23, 2021
A list of the departments, organizations, resources, and services available to support Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander students, faculty, and staff.

Kinesiology Alumnus Named Florida HS Football Coach of the Year

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | March 12, 2021
Eric Lodge ‘11, who graduated from the kinesiology program in the Sport and Athletic Coaching track, was recently named the overall 2020 Florida Dairy Farmers Football Coach-of-the-Year. It is the highest honor bestowed upon Florida high school coaches...

CHPS Students Charge On And Continue Internship Experiences During COVID-19

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | March 2, 2021
Across the College of Health Professions and Sciences, students participate in internship experiences to enhance their learning and best prepare them for their future careers — all of which involve...

UCF Researcher Aims to Preserve Astronauts’ Muscle Function in Space

Written By: Drexler James | February 25, 2021
Twenty years ago, landing people on Mars seemed like sci-fi, but with commercial spacecraft launching into space almost every month and NASA’s Mars Perseverance landing on the Red Planet last...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Fall 2020

Written By: Drexler James | January 14, 2021
Our faculty pursue big ideas and share what they learn by publishing their research to advance the profession. As part of an institution designated as “very high” research activity by...

Director Appointed to UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science

Written By: Megan Pabian | January 7, 2021
Matt S. Stock, an associate professor of physical therapy, has been named as the director of the UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science. The institute is the research...

Study: Using Technology-based Fall Risk Assessments for Older Adults

Written By: UCF College of Nursing | December 8, 2020
Falls in older adults are the leading cause of fatal injury, and the most common cause of nonfatal trauma-related hospital admission according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Six Kinesiology Students Earn National Scholarships

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | December 4, 2020
Six Ph.D. students in the Division of Kinesiology have been awarded scholarships from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. David Boffry, Nick Clark, Kylie Harmon and Ryan Girts are recipients...

Four CHPS Students are Members of the 2020-21 President’s Leadership Council

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 25, 2020
Four students from the College of Health Profession and Sciences join 31 other University of Central Florida students as members of the President’s Leadership Council. The 2020-21 representatives from the...

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