Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology!

The mission of the Department of Kinesiology at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is to promote optimal health and well-being by encouraging life-long movement and activity in a variety of populations through scholarly research, teaching and service. The Department of Kinesiology consists of a dynamic faculty and staff that strives to meet our mission by offering contemporary and rigorous baccalaureate degree programs in Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Respiratory Therapy, Neurodiagnostics & Sleep Science, MS degree program in Kinesiology and an MS in Respiratory Care. Moreover, the Department contributes significantly to the interdisciplinary PhD programs in Biology and Health Services Research. Collectively, these curricula have been strategically implemented to prepare and develop students to be professionals within the many disciplines of Kinesiology.

 

News

Sports Injuries and Arthritis

Professor Abbey Thomas-Fenwick Quoted in New York Times
September 12, 2017

Rest and recovery are key, but injuries shouldn't turn you into a couch potato. Kinesiology professor Abbey Thomas talks rehabilitation with The New York Times in this article on sports injuries and arthritis in joints. READ MORE  

Dean's Duo

Dean's Duo: Welcome Back
August 21, 2017

1) Although it is always with mixed emotions that I acknowledge the end of summer, I could not be more excited about another amazing beginning to what I know will be a memorable and productive academic year here in the College of Health and Human Services.  I am so pleased to welcome the...