Prospective Graduate Student Open House


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 Research (STAR) Campus. Meet with faculty members and current UD graduate students at one of nation’s top universities to study the health sciences. 

Date: November 17
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location: STAR Health Sciences Complex, 540 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19713

General questions: Contact


  • State-of-the-art research and clinical facilities
  • Translation of research to clinical care
  • New space in the STAR Tower coming late 2018


 8:30-9:00 New Students Arrive/Breakfast
 9:00-9:30 Welcome Speech/Presentation
9:30-10:30 Program Overview Presentations
Break-Out Group Sessions with individual labs/faculty
10:30-11:00 Tour of STAR building and Rust Ice Arena
11:00-12:00 Walk Around Poster Presentations / Lab visits / One on One student & faculty visits
12:00-12:45  Lunch w/Senior PhD Student Presentations
*Multidisciplinary theme*
12:45-1:15 Student Life Panel
1:15-1:30 Closing Remarks/Individual Meetings
 2:00 Campus Tour Departs (Pre-registration required)


Clinical Exercise Physiology – Master of Science

  • The master’s degree provides students with the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in preventive and rehabilitative practices for patients with cardiopulmonary, metabolic, and musculoskeletal diseases as well as apparently healthy and low risk populations. Learn more
  • Graduate Coordinator: Brittany Overstreet

Exercise Science – Master of Science

  • The program is supported with well-equipped research facilities, including three-dimensional video capabilities, electromyography, and force platforms, as well as equipment for measurement of cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary function, bone mineral density, body composition, functional muscular capacity, blood lactate, and motor unit discharge. Learn more
  • Graduate Coordinator: Thomas Buckley

Biomechanics & Movement Science – Ph.D.

  • This interdisciplinary program includes faculty from three colleges: Health Sciences, Engineering, and Arts & Sciences who all use an interdisciplinary approach to research and graduate education. Learn more
  • Graduate Coordinator: Sam Lee

Applied Physiology – Ph.D.

  • The mission of the program is to provide advanced training to students in the field of applied physiology with the goal of preparing students for research-based careers. Areas of in-depth study are driven by faculty research and encompass cardiovascular physiology, exercise physiology, musculoskeletal physiology, and neurophysiology. Learn more
  • Graduate Coordinator: Dave Edwards



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STAR Health Sciences Complex

540 S College Ave, Newark DE 19713
P: (302) 831-1060

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