CHHS Names Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
December 6, 2016
The College of Health and Human Services has named Dr. Susan Sell the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies.
Sell’s tenure follows a one-year stint as Interim Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences. In her new position, Sell will work to increase research and student funding...
Kinesiology Lecturer, Baseball Expert Jeff Barto Talks America's Pastime
November 9, 2016
As baseball grows in popularity in the U.S. and abroad, so will the challenges for those in the industry. WalletHub.com asked a panel of sports experts, including baseball historian and UNC Charlotte Department of Kinesiology Lecturer Jeff Barto, to weigh in on those issues and share...
US Marine, Afghanistan Vet Wins Fellowship for Kinesiology Master's Program
October 20, 2016
A young man with crew-cut hair and a crisp red polo sits in Fretwell Café, contemplating the size and contours of his fist. This is the average size of a human heart, he explains, but Lance Armstrong’s is probably larger due to his intense athleticism. He says simply, “I just love the human heart...
New Program Provides Free Health Screenings to Hundreds of Seniors
October 12, 2016
Hundreds of Charlotte seniors will receive detailed screenings and critical health interventions through the Department of Kinesiology’s Health Risk Assessment Lab as part of a new program funded by the Sharon Towers Continuing Care Retirement Community.
A donation of more $150,000 from Sharon...
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...
Multi-Million Dollar Belk Gym Renovation Benefits Kinesiology Department
January 13, 2016
A freshly upgraded Belk Gymnasium is open for business following a nearly $20 million renovation.
Students and visitors to the facility will find vastly improved spaces for learning and physical activity at the home of the Department of Kinesiology. The department directly...
Senior Lecturer Recognized for Top Presentation at International Conference
December 2, 2015
Senior Department of Kinesiology lecturer Roy Fielding has been recognized for an outstanding presentation at the 2015 World Conference on Drowning Prevention. Fielding’s presentation on the Lifeguard Rescue Reporting System he developed was one of four designated as "outstanding" by the...