Kinesiology and Applied Physiology Department


Prospective Graduate Student Open House – November 17

The University of Delaware Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology invites prospective graduate students to a special showcase on November 17. Throughout the recruitment day, you’ll enjoy breakfast, graduate student panels, faculty presentations and tours of UD’s fantastic Science, Technology and Advanced...

Med School Head Start

University of Delaware exercise science student Adassa Phillips applied and was accepted into the Thomas Jefferson University’s STEP-UP Program (Summer Training and Enrichment Program from Underrepresented Persons). It focuses on underrepresented students and those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds who have...

Watch a VR Cave Assembled in 1 Minute

A virtual reality cave has arrived at the STAR Health Sciences Complex! Neuroscientist John Jeka, who chairs the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, and his research team investigates how the nervous system uses sensory information (vision, inner ear) to estimate body dynamics and guide motor processes...


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Did you know Ice Hockey has more concussions than other other collegiate sport?

See how Dr. Thomas Buckley’s Athletic Training Lab are studying the role of repetitive head impacts and concussion through an ice hockey season, by monitoring gait and balance, and tracking sub-concussive hits via helmet telemetry sensor devices.



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