We prepare scholars, practitioners, and leaders in exercise, sport, and recreation; conduct cutting-edge research; and maintain a commitment to inclusive excellence, social justice, and local-to-global initiatives.
To achieve extraordinary results and be recognized nationally and internationally as a premier kinesiology, recreation, and sport studies program.
KRSS News and Updates
Kinesiology Student Defies Death to Finish Degree
81 Year-Old Swimmer Leaves Class Behind
KRSS Recognitions at Chancellor’s Honors Awards
Dubinsky wins scholarship to conduct research at the Olympics in Rio
Anderson wins third place at 20th Annual EURēCA Awards
Four KRSS Students Receive AKA Awards
Biomechanics PhD student awarded Graduate School Fellowship
Lightfoot Receives Outstanding Exercise Science Alumni Award
Incoming doctoral student Sharon Couch-Fikes was recognized by her alma mater, UNC Chapel Hill, as this year’s Tar Heel Trailblazer!
Makayla Claussen received her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology on May 14, 2016 after overcoming stage four cancer as well as a rare and life-threatening autoimmune disease that almost took her life.
Our department has been a member of the American Kinesiology Association since 2011.
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