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Our mission is to educate a workforce of allied healthcare providers to serve the public, promote health, and enhance safety. Students develop skills to be lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and advocates for patients and the profession. Our programs feature funded research programs and hold a national prominence for research and policy.

Contact Details

  • Address:
    115 Ramsey Center
    350 River Road
    Athens, Georgia 30602
  • Department head: Janet Buckworth
Faculty and staff

Academic Programs

Concussion research

A concussion can keep an athlete out of a game, but should the same injury also keep someone from getting behind the wheel? Our pioneering research aims to find out.

Biomechanics lab

This 5,500-square-foot lab is used for investigating how human movement and body tissues are affected by mechanical physics and engineering principles.

Study Abroad in Taiwan

Learn advanced athletic training techniques with our innovative study abroad program to Taiwan. Students work with professional and collegiate-level athletes and learn new skills.

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Latest News

Kinesiology faculty member honored by American College of Sports Medicine

April 7, 2016
Rod Dishman received the 2016 Citation Award for his outstanding contributions to the field of exercise science.

Study finds exercise can help enhance diabetic medication

April 5, 2016
Doctoral candidate Melissa Erickson examines the effects of exercise on blood glucose levels among patients taking metformin.

Olympian recounts long journey from orphanage to success

March 23, 2016
Hoffa discusses the hardships he faced growing up and the lessons he learned as a student athlete.

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