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World Champion Paratriathlete Uses Doctorate to Develop Adapted Sport Program

December 04, 2019 by Karen Grossman |

David Kyle’s number one goal as director of the Ability Sport Network is to help people with disabilities to be more physically active.

“That is the absolute main goal of the program,” he says. “People with disabilities just don’t get enough exercise.”

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EdD Program Helps Coach Educator Make an Impact in U.S. Soccer

October 28, 2019 by Karen Grossman |

Jené Baclawski began playing soccer at 4 years old. While coaches motivated her, practices of her youth were filled with isolated skills training, drills, and 2-mile runs.

Now 42, Baclawski is a coach educator enrolled in UNC Greensboro’s online Doctor of Education in Kinesiology (EdD in KIN).

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Dance Director Gains Skills, Strategy, and Support from EdD program

July 18, 2019 by Karen Grossman |

Kristi Johnson doesn’t consider herself the traditional kinesiology student. She’s in her third year of the online Doctor of Education in Kinesiology (EdD) at UNC Greensboro, but as a director of dance, her background is in a field that typically aligns itself with theater and music.

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Online Program Makes EdD Possible for Mom of 6

December 04, 2018 by Karen Grossman |

Mandy Northcutt was a group exercise coordinator and certified personal trainer before deciding to pursue higher education as a career.

“I’ve always enjoyed working with other individuals and teaching them about human movement or different exercises,” she says.

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Doctorate Helps NHL Coach Focus on Future

October 25, 2018 by Karen Grossman |

As head strength and conditioning coach for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes, Bill Burniston is still thinking about his future.

With more than 25 years of experience in athletic enhancement and injury prevention, he plans to teach at the university level when he is done with clinical work.

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EdD in Kinesiology Student Named a NATA Head Athletic Trainer of the Year

May 29, 2018 by Karen Grossman |

As head athletic trainer at the University of Texas at Tyler, Andrew Cage says being recognized for his work in athletic training is an honor. He hopes to one day impart what he’s learned as a full-time educator in the field.

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Doctorate Brings Opportunities for PE Teachers

April 16, 2018 by Karen Grossman |

For two PE teachers, getting their doctorate this summer will fulfill long-awaited career goals. The online Doctor of Education in Kinesiology (EdD in KIN) program at UNC Greensboro will allow them to advance their careers in unexpected ways.

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