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KINESIOLOGY & APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY

Welcome to Kinesiology and Applied Physiology

Ranked 5th of all programs in the country by the National Academy of Kinesiology, Kinesiology is one of the fastest growing disciplines in the U.S.! Whether you are just starting your study of kinesiology or are seeking the expertise to advance the field as a scientist or clinician, we offer a collaborative culture to learn and pursue rigorous research that has immediate impact on the health of society. Our faculty is committed to the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge, the training of the next generation of scholars and ultimately translating our research/education to improve the human condition.

 

Explore Our Programs

We provide students with a collaborative culture to learn and pursue rigorous research that has an immediate impact on the health of society.

Human Physiology (BS)

Kinesiology (BS)

Sports Health (BS)

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Applied Physiology (PhD)

Biomechanics & Movement Science (PhD)

Athletic Training (MS)

Clinical Exercise Physiology (MS)

Exercise Science (MS)

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Exercise Science Minor

Strength & Conditioning Minor

UD Speed Geezers “Shake it Off” through Parkinson’s exercise class: youtube.com/watch?v=4ez1MRT9pw8

EVENTS

KAAP NEWS
  • Kinesiology and Applied Physiology Professor Tom Kaminski holds a soccer ball while standing on a playing field on UD's campus.

    UD on the world soccer stage

    June 13, 2024 | Written by Amy Cherry
    Kinesiology and Applied Physiology Professor Thomas Kaminski is serving as sole U.S. representative on FIFA Heading Expert Group.
  • May College of Health Sciences For the Record

    June 06, 2024 | Written by CHS Staff
    College of Health Science community reports appointments, exhibitions, publications, and honors for May.
  • Virtual anatomy

    May 29, 2024 | Written by Amy Cherry
    Cutting-edge tech gives UD students a 3D look at anatomy.

UD preps athletic training students for NFL internships: youtube.com/watch?v=U5YZ-IM5iik

Featured Program

The University of Delaware had two female athletic training students interning for NFL teams – the New York Jets and Los Angeles Rams – during the summer of 2019. The UD Athletic Training department in the College of Health Sciences has had students accepted to NFL internships for years, but female ATs as NFL interns are on the rise. To top it off, UD has nine current athletic trainers working for NFL teams. Those alumni have been critical in helping to provide internship opportunities for current students.