Master of Science in Kinesiology
The scope of research and expertise within the Kinesiology program is broad and exciting. Faculty and graduate students work together on research that has a local and national impact. At the University, your graduate school experience will be enhanced by these research opportunities that also advance UTPA’s mission of creating, preserving and transmitting knowledge that moves the region, state and nation forward. Below you will find our Faculty listed along with their vita.
Dr. Juan Gonzalez
Research focus: Strength & Conditioning; High performance athletic training in a female population
Dr. Layne Jorgensen
Research focus: Promoting lifelong physical fitness & wellness
Dr. Jung-il Oh
Research focus: Teaching & coaching expertise; Knowledge acquisition of coaches & teachers; Development of teaching & coaching education
Dr. Zasha Romero
Research focus: Sports management; Physical activity; Healthy lifestyles; Stress management
Dr. Lin Wang
Research focus: Creating effective learning environment; teach/learn with technology
Dr. Soojin Yoo
Research focus: Evidence-based education for physical activity and fitness, as well as supporting policy development.