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Beyond the Spectrum: Autism, Exercise and the Miracle of Chris Fitzmaurice

   October 29, 2021

The prostate cancer had returned when John McGuire met Chris Fitzmaurice '09, '12 M.S. It’s a stubborn disease that can hide away for years, then come back when you thought you had it beat. After hurting his shoulder in an accident caused by muscle weakness that’s a symptom of John’s 24-month oral chemotherapy plan, his doctor recommended...

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New Certificate Program Will Deliver Competitive Edge for Undergrads Pursuing Sports Analytics Careers

   October 27, 2021

In America, the sports industry is estimated to be worth more than $500 billion. It’s also big business in Charlotte, where professional, collegiate and amateur sports and recreation inject more than $2 billion into the economy.

As data analysis has become essential to professional and college sports, UNC Charlotte has emerged as a leader in the field. The U.S. Labor Department...

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Department of Kinesiology Looks to the Future with New Name

   October 20, 2021

The UNC Charlotte Department of Kinesiology is now the Department of Applied Physiology, Health, and Clinical Sciences. The change comes at the end of a long research campaign aimed at settling on terminology that would enhance the possibilities for new...

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Kinesiology Chair Named Co-Editor of National Journal

   August 10, 2021

David Bellar, chair of the UNC Charlotte Department of Kinesiology, has been named an inaugural editor of the Journal of Health and Physical Literacy. The Journal is affiliated with the newly launched National Academy of Health and Physical Literacy, which seeks to advance health and physical literacy for all individuals. 

“Dr. Bellar is an outstanding researcher in our field. As a...

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Exercise Science Student Named National Scholar by American Kinesiology Association

   May 27, 2021

UNC Charlotte exercise science graduate Mackenzie Whittaker has been named a 2021 National Scholar by the American Kinesiology Association for a distinctive...

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New Program to Offer Sports Analytics Internships with Charlotte 49ers Athletics

   May 6, 2021

The Charlotte 49ers Athletics Department has partnered with UNC Charlotte’s School of Data Science (SDS) and the Department of Kinesiology to provide sports analytics for each of...

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Athletic Training Program Advocates for Women Researchers In the Sciences

   March 24, 2021
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Meet CHHS Dean Catrine Tudor-Locke

   January 22, 2021
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New Academic Programs Respond to Job Market and Region’s Needs

   January 20, 2021

The UNC Charlotte Department of Kinesiology is responding to the greater Charlotte region’s employment needs with two new graduate certificate programs in respiratory therapy that are relevant to the current and future job market.

“UNC Charlotte has a long history of being nimble in adapting to the evolving needs of our students and our community with relevant and future-oriented...

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UNC Charlotte Kinesiology Chair Elected to National Board of Directors

   December 1, 2020

David Bellar, chair of the UNC Charlotte Department of Kinesiology, has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors for American Kinesiology Association (AKA).

Bellar’s tenure with the board will...

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