APK is a Stem program
2022 U.S. News & World Report Ranks UF No. 5 Among Top Public Universities
APK Students Admitted to Medical School that Apply
The Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology is concerned with quality of life and the many aspects of human movement. Significant research contributions, education and service are related to the study of physiological and psychological responsiveness to vigorous and relevant physical activities. In addition, movement skills, capabilities, and ways to improve and maintain health are studied as they relate to the typical person, as well as to disabled persons and high-level athletes.
Dr. Diba Mani has been awarded the 2021-2022 UF Teacher of the Year.
This award exemplifies teaching innovation and excellence, and is a university-level recognition.
We are very proud of Diba and congratulate her on this highly significant achievement
This display of innovative and effective teaching is inspiring, and clearly contributes to the success of our students and UF’s Top 5 standing!
Dr. Chris Hass was one of 5 UF faculty to be awarded the 2021-2022 Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award. This is a University level award.
In July, Dr. David Vaillancourt received a new NIH R01 award focused on Preclinical Markers for Parkinsonism.
Emily Wong, who is an APK student, made this video for Gator (APK) Giving Day.