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  • Student Research

    All students in the Department of Kinesiology are required to conduct a year-long research project during their senior year. Our past graduates have created projects that won awards at national, regional and state research competitions, have been published in peer-reviewed journals and have been presented at professional conferences from the state level to the international level.

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    Student Awards+

    • 1st place for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, 2011 
    • 1st runner-up in the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Student Research Writing Competition, 2011 
    • 2nd place for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, 2012 
    • 3rd place for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Southeast American College of Sports Medicine, 2013

    Student Publications+

    • The Physician and Sports Medicine 
    • The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 
    • Perceptual and Motor Skills 
    • International Journal of Exercise Science 
    • Journal of Sports Science 

    Student Conference Presentations+

    • American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting 
    • Southeast American College of Sports Medicine Regional Meeting 
    • American Public Health Association National Meeting 
    • Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association Regional Meeting 
    • North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity Annual Symposium 
    • International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport Annual Meeting 
    • International Conference on Sport and Society 
    • International e-Conference on Kinesiology and Integrated Physiology 
    • Southern District Chapter of American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance 
    • Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance