elcome to the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion at the University of Kentucky. Our department consists of 23 faculty in a variety of areas— Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Health Promotion, Kinesiology and Sport Leadership. We have 22 Teaching/Research Assistants and 3 staff assistants. Our faculty hold degrees from some of the best universities in the nation and conduct research in a variety of areas. Our faculty is very student-friendly and pride themselves on getting to know their students. We offer the BSED in Kinesiology (teacher certification), Health Promotion (teacher certification), and Exercise Science. We offer the MS degree with specializations in Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Health Promotion, and Teaching, Coaching and Sport Leadership. We also offer the PhD in Exercise Science and the EdD in Kinesiology and Health Promotion. A PhD is also available in Health Promotion and in Teaching through the College of Education Interdisciplinary PhD program.
We invite you to become a part of our department! You will find this to be an exciting and interesting place where you prepare yourself for a career in a variety of areas. Please continue to explore our website for more information on specific programs.
Melody Noland, Ph.D.
George and Betty Blanda Endowed Professor
KHP Department Chair and Professor of Health Education