Master of Science (M.S.) in Kinesiology (Physical Education) and Health Promotion Specialisation in Biomechanics Program By University of Kentucky |Top Universities

Master of Science (M.S.) in Kinesiology (Physical Education) and Health Promotion Specialisation in Biomechanics

Master of Science (M.S.) in Kinesiology (Physical Education) and Health Promotion Specialisation in Biomechanics

University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky, Lexington, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
Welcome to the University of Kentucky’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion. We appreciate your interest in our graduate programs; please take time to explore our web site. You will gain information about faculty and staff, course descriptions and syllabi, graduate program options, graduate program application materials, graduate assistantships and information about our various laboratories. We have a thriving graduate program with 12 graduate faculty members within the Department and well over 100 graduate students presently enrolled. Our program allows students to explore specific career options within a small classroom environment which fosters personal and individual attention. The Department places the highest value on ethics, professionalism and interdisciplinary work. The University seeks to gain top 20 statuses, and our graduate programs are dynamic and competitive with other programs throughout the nation. Our goal is to enable all graduate students to become successful in their academic and professional career. Students working in biomechanics have access to both the Biodynamics and Musculoskeletal Laboratories. These laboratories have state of the art motion capture, electromyography and force measurement capabilities as well as specialized equipment such as the Alter-G treadmill used on a 2009-2010 NASA project. These facilities enable students to address critical problems related but not limited to sport, exercise, health, aging, space science and ergonomics. Students take course work in a variety of disciplines and work directly with faculty on research projects. Students are encouraged to undertake individual research projects, present them at national and international meetings and prepare manuscripts for publication. Graduates from this program are teaching at other colleges and universities, working in industry, and have gone on to other graduate programs or medical school.