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.

July 17, 2014 Kinesiology and Athletics Receive Grant to Study Impact of Recovery Drink on Mild TBI in Youth Athletes

Dr. Jae Kun Shim, associate professor of kinesiology, has received a Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) award to study the effects of a post-workout recovery drink on concussions in young...  Read More >

June 24, 2014 Kinesiology Alumnus Kwak ('09) Receives NASSM Research Fellow Award

Dae Hee Kwak, Ph.D. ('09), received the 2014 North American Society for Sports Management (NASSM) Research Fellow Award. He ...  Read More >

June 24, 2014 Twelve SPH Graduate Students Recognized with Fellowships and Awards

This spring, 12 graduate students from University of Maryland School of Public Health received fellowships and awards from the UMD Graduate School to support research projects and to recognize...  Read More >

June 10, 2014 Congrats to Dr. Bryan Clift!

Bryan Clift (PhD, Advisor: Dr. Andrews) successfully defended his dissertation at the end of May. Congratulations, Dr....  Read More >

June 10, 2014 Congrats to Theresa Smith

Theresa Smith (PhD, Advisor: Dr. Smith) was selected to represent the University of Maryland at the Universitas 21 Graduate Research Conference 2014: Celebrating Aging Research. The conference will...  Read More >

June 10, 2014 Dr. Chin receives TEDCO award

Dr. Eva Chin was awarded a grant by the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) to support her research efforts on a project entitled "Validation of a clinical assay for ALS (Amyotrophic...  Read More >