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KINESIOLOGY & APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY

KINESIOLOGY & APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY

 302-831-3134

Tower at STAR
100 Discovery Blvd, 
Newark DE, 19713

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.

Exercise Science (BS)

Human Physiology (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
  • Tiffany Probasco

    4th Semester of Couch 2 5k Success

    November 10, 2021 | Written by Chelsea Finch
    After 4 consecutive semesters of participating in the University of Delaware’s Employee Health & Wellbeing Virtual Couch to 5K Accountability Group, 8 UD employees and retirees came together to celebrate their progress at the Blue Hens Homecoming 5k.
  • Full-time athletic trainer

    October 27, 2021 | Written by Colin Heffinger
    Megan O’Hanlon, a 2018 alumna of the University of Delaware and a seasonal intern athletic trainer with the Houston Texans, has been promoted to assistant athletic trainer where she joins 2011 alumni Uriah Myrie on staff.
  • New neuroscience grad program

    October 20, 2021 | Written by Colin Heffinger
    UD pulls together expertise from disciplines in Colleges of Health, Engineering and Arts and Sciences

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.

 

Meet Our New Faculty

Ibra S. Fancher, PhD
Assistant Professor

Vascular function in health and disease:

  • Mechanisms of endothelial dysfunction in the presence of cardiovascular risk factors (e.g. hypertension, obesity)
  • Role of smooth muscle and endothelial K+ ion channels in control of vascular tone
  • Real time recording of mechano-activated ion channels
  • Translational and systems approaches in identifying novel targets to prevent/reverse cardiovascular disease
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