Kinesiology and Health Promotion

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Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion

We offer degrees in a variety of areas— Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Health Promotion, Physical/Health Education, Sport Leadership, and Sport and Exercise Psychology. Our faculty hold degrees from some of the best universities in the nation and conduct research in a variety of areas. Please continue to explore our website for more information on specific programs.




    • 19
    • Sep
Participants in the Tobacco-free Ambassadors Partnership (TAP) project LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 18, 2017) — (From UKNOW) Members of the University of Kentucky’s BREATHE team, representing the UK College of Nursing and UK College of Education’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, hosted a kickoff for the Tobacco-free Ambassadors Partnership (TAP) project on Sept. 11, in partnership with Hazard High School’s...
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    • Sep
Dr. Walter Thompson, President of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), will present the graduate Exercise Science seminar from 8 to 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8 in the University of Kentucky Taylor Education Building auditorium (TEB 158).  His presentation is titled “Signature Programs of ACSM: Exercise is Medicine and the American Fitness Index.” Thompson will also address issues...
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    • Sep
Central Kentucky Job Club Press Release – Fall 2017 The University of Kentucky (UK) Alumni Association, Fayette County Cooperative Extension Services, and UK Human Resources Staff Career Development are pleased to announce the fall 2017 Central Kentucky Job Club schedule. The purpose of the Job Club is to provide a positive environment for motivated job seekers to meet, connect, share and learn....
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