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Online Format Helps Parent of 6 Earn EdD

July 07, 2021 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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Physical Therapist Tackles Applied Research in Kinesiology Program

March 31, 2021 by UNCG Online |

EdD program helps assistant professor foster relationships with other wellness professionals.

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Advancing from the EdD in Kinesiology to Leadership in Higher Ed

November 02, 2020 by Mandy Byrd |

Graduate uses skills learned in online EdD program to train and develop faculty.

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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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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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