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University of Connecticut Neag School of Education Department of Kinesiology

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 was ranked #1 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 programs at the Human Performance Laboratory are 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 eradicating heat stroke in organized sport. The Kinesiology Department is a part of the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

The Influence of Body Mass Loss on Changes in Heart Rate During Exercise in the Heat: A Systematic Review.
Adams WM, Ferraro EM, Huggins RA, Casa DJ

Positive effects of augmented verbal feedback on power production in NCAA Division I collegiate athletes.
Staub JN, Kraemer WJ, Pandit AL, Haug WB, Comstock BA, Dunn-Lewis C, Hooper DR, Maresh CM, Volek JS, Häkkinen K


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