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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UF Teacher of the Year Dr. Diba Mani

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

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Dr. Diba Mani awarded HHP Teacher of the Year 2021-2022

This display of innovative and effective teaching is inspiring, and clearly contributes to the success of our students and UF’s Top 5 standing!

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Dr. Chris Hass awarded 2021-2022 Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award

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.

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Dr. David Vaillancourt receives new NIH R01 award

In July, Dr. David Vaillancourt received a new NIH R01 award focused on Preclinical Markers for Parkinsonism.

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APK student Emily Wong made a video for Gator (APK) Giving Day

Emily Wong, who is an APK student, made this video for Gator (APK) Giving Day. 

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