Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

Applied Physiology & Kinesiology

College of Health & Human Performance

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Applied Physiology and Kinesiology

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.

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Dr. Evangelos A. Christou Recognized by McKnight Brain Institute

A DBS study provides a novel way to quantify the level of dysmetria, an inability to judge distances correctly,  in essential tremor patients. 

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APK Online Master's Program Takes #1

Best Online Category for Exercise Science by Guide to Online Schools

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SEATA welcomes Dr. Pattie Tripp to Hall of Fame

In February, Pattie Tripp recognized as one of the very best of the AT profession by Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association. 

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SEATA recognizes Brady Tripp for award

The Education/Administration award is given to those that display a committment to teaching AT skills & functions in leadership.

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PhD Student Kathleen Hupfeld Awarded NIH Fellowship from T32

Research in Cortical inhibition in older adults and relation to gait & balance.