Department of Kinesiology
The Department of Kinesiology at the University of Connecticut is regarded as one of the best in the country. Our doctoral program is presently ranked among the top 10 programs in the USA by the National Academy of Kinesiology. The faculty includes recognized leaders in the fields of exercise science, exercise and sport nutrition, athletic training, and physical therapy. The nationally accredited athletic training program is positioned to become one of the nation's top 10 programs. In addition, the productive research program at the Human Performance Laboratory and Sport Optimization and Rehabilitation division is widely recognized and published worldwide. The Kinesiology Department prides itself on the strong connection between its various academic programs. While each program differs in terms of degrees offered, student requirements, or research scope, the faculty regularly engages in collaboration research projects. The Department is proud of its association with the Korey Stringer Institute and its commitment to preventing sudden death in sport and physical activity. The Kinesiology Department is a part of the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources at the University of Connecticut.
Athletic Training Services in Public Secondary Schools: A Benchmark Study. Pryor RR. Casa DJ, Vandermark LW, Stearns RL, Attanasio SM, Fontaine GJ, Wafer AM. Journal of Athletic Training. February 2015.
Career and Family Aspirations of Female Athletic Trainers Employed in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Setting. Mazerolle SM, Eason CM, Ferraro EM, Goodman A. Journal of Athletic Training. February 2015.
Markers of the hydration process during fluid volume modification in women with habitual high or low daily fluid intakes. Johnson EC, Muñoz CX, Le Bellego L, Klein A, Casa DJ, Maresh CM, Armstrong LE. European Journal of Applied Physiology. January 2015.
Ultraendurance Cycling in a Hot Environment: Thirst, Fluid Consumption and Water Balance. Armstrong LE, Johnson EC, McKenzie AL, Ellis LA, Williamson KH. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. January 2015.