Kinesiology brings together people who study human physical activity from a variety of perspectives and at many levels of analysis. From molecules, genes, neurons, muscles of an individual performer, to sport in society, and the study of groups that promote and educate others about physical activity, the University of Maryland's Department of Kinesiology is unique in its depth and breadth. Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.
March 7, 2014 Eva Chin Awarded Grant to Develop Early Diagnostic Tool for ALS
Dr. Eva Chin, assistant professor of kinesiology in the University of Maryland School of Public Health, was awarded a TEDCO Maryland Innovation Initiative Award to support research focused on the... Read More >
March 7, 2014 Breast Cancer Gene Could Play Critical Role in the Development of Obesity and Diabetes
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Public Health have discovered that the BRCA1 gene, known to be associated with breast cancer susceptibility, plays a critical role in the normal... Read More >
February 28, 2014 Dr. Spangenburg gives invited talk
Dr. Spangenburg is giving an invited talk at the "Advances in Skeletal Muscle Biology in Health and Disease Conference." The title of his talk is "Breast Cancer 1, early onset (BRCA1) gene ... Read More >
February 27, 2014 Kinesiology Faculty Advocate for Physical Activity and Public Health on Capitol Hill
On March 4-5, faculty members from the University of Maryland School of Public Health's Department of Kinesiology will join other representatives from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)... Read More >
February 20, 2014 Mr. Ted Crews Speaks at Black History Month Presentation
Thanks to Ted Crews, Vice President of Communications with the Kansas City Chiefs, for visiting the Department of Kinesiology for its annual Black History Month program. Mr. Crews met with a small... Read More >
February 19, 2014 Congrats to Kristin Cipriani!
Congratulations to Kristin Cipriani for successfully defending her thesis. Title:
The Age-Related Differential Effects of an Acute Bout of Exercise upon Behavioral Responses and... Read More >