News: Kinesiology

Kinesiology Students Win Competitive National Scholarships

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | February 4, 2019
Six students in the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy have each won a $1,500 scholarship from the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation. Nicholas Coker, Nicolas Clark, Kylie Harmon,...

UCF Sports Scientist Says GPS Is Changing the Game

Written By: Drexler James | October 23, 2018
UCF Sports Science Director Michael Redd (Ph.D. in exercise science, ’18) recently visited the Fox 35 News studio in Orlando to describe his use of GPS to monitor the university’s...

UCF Athletics, Kinesiology Program Team Up for Student-Athletes’ Well-Being

Written By: Karen Guin | September 11, 2018
Athletics Director Danny White (left) and Interim Dean Jeffrey Stout UCF Athletics and the university’s new School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy are partnering to enhance the well-being and performance...

UCF Grad Draws Inspiration from The Rock

Written By: Jenna Lee | August 2, 2018
As soon as Heather Robison saw the inspiring words from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, she knew the quote was meant to adorn her UCF graduation cap: “Think back 5 yrs...

In New Study, Children With Autism Learn the Gentle Way of Judo

Written By: Camille Dolan | July 18, 2018
For one hour each week, children in a new UCF research study shed their label of autism, don white uniforms called judogis and become judokas — practitioners of the martial...

Jeffrey Stout Receives Alma Mater’s Alumni Achievement Award

Written By: UCF Communications Staff | April 4, 2018
In 2011, UCF recruited Professor Jeffrey Stout to help build a new doctoral program. Within four years, the National Academy of Kinesiology ranked the Exercise Physiology doctoral program sixth out of 52...

Two Sport and Exercise Science Students Receive Order of Pegasus

Written By: UCF Communications Staff | March 2, 2018
Order of Pegasus is the most prestigious and significant award a student can attain at the University of Central Florida. Order of Pegasus recognizes exemplary performance by UCF bachelor’s degree students in the...

Assistant Professor Named Senior Associate Editor of The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

Written By: UCF Communications Staff | January 29, 2018
Sport and exercise science assistant professor David Fukuda’s passion for judo and wrestling shaped his career. He’s a former national and international judo competitor and judo black belt who enjoys coaching and...

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