Center for Physical Activity & Health

Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies

The Center for Physical Activity & Health is part of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies at the University of Tennessee.  The center is dedicated to promoting physical activity and helping individuals enhance their health, fitness, and quality of life. 

Our Walking Community Page is now up and running!  Check out 1, 2, and 3 mile maps of walks that you can do right here on campus!  Download them right to your phone using!

Would you like your child to be involved in a research study?
The University of Tennessee
Applied Physiology Laboratory

We are seeking 10 – 15 year old children for a research study to determine how children’s ability to complete motor skills (jumping, running, etc.) is related to their physical activity and physical fitness levels.

This study involves two, one-hour sessions at the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Building (HPER) on the University of Tennessee campus. The children will participate in assessments of motor skills and fitness, complete a questionnaire, and wear an activity monitor for seven days. This research will contribute to the field of motor development in adolescents.

For more information, please contact Emily Post at 

Phone: (865) 974 – 6040

Your participation would be greatly appreciated!

Walk with a Vol! 

Our next Walk with a Vol will be held in February 12, 2016 at Thompson Boling Arena- Gate D at noon. Our guest Vol is Dr. Mark Fly, PhD!

This is a free event! Grab your friends and co-workers and take a break with us!


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