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. Lan Wei-LaPierre receives new R56 grant from the NIH using mitochondrial Ca2+ uptake as a therapeutic target for ALS
The jointly hosted Rigor and Reproducibility Seminar series begins January 15TH, and will generally be held every 2ND Friday of the month. Find out more and how to register.
In July, Dr. David Vaillancourt received a new NIH R01 award focused on Preclinical Markers for Parkinsonism.
In August, Brad Wilkes from Dr. Vaillancourt's Lab made the Cover of Science Translational Medicine (IF = 16)
2020 Research Awards in APK totaled 8.5 million. This represents funding across NIH, NSF, DoD, and NASA.