Kinesiology
Department of Kinesiology

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.

 

News

Dr. Michael Turner to Direct Healthy Aging Research Academy (HARA)December 4, 2014The College of Health and Human Services is proud to announce that Dr. Michael Turner, Associate Professor of Kinesiology, will be taking on the role as Director of the Healthy Aging Research Academy (HARA). Dr. Turner is not only a natural fit for this position because his research focuses on the...

Dr. Scott Gordon to Give Healthy Aging Seminar in ChinaNovember 6, 2014Dr. Scott Gordon, Chair of the Department of Kinesiology, is travelling to Shanghai, China in early November to participate in an editorial board meeting for the Journal of Sport and Health Science.  While there, he will also give a seminar at the Shanghai University of Sport (SUS) entitled, “...