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, and an MS degree program in Kinesiology. 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.

 

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Sprained Ankle Could Pose Longer-Term Harms to Health
June 28, 2016

(U.S. News & World Report): Many Americans have suffered through an ankle break or sprain, but new research suggests these injuries might have a larger effect on health. UNC Charlotte Athletic Training Coordinator Tricia Hubbard-Turner spoke with U.S. News & World Report about why...


Professor Bret Wood Inducted into North Carolina Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame
March 23, 2016

UNC Charlotte athletic training clinical coordinator Bret Wood is the 2016 inductee to the North Carolina Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame. The award honors an NCATA athletic trainer with at least 20 years experience; nominees are put forward by peers and evaluated by the Board of...