The College of Health and Human Services

 Our growing and dynamic college offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate degree and certificate programs to prepare graduates to pursue advanced degrees, and for a variety of practice, research and administrative roles in the health and human services fields. Our high quality, innovative educational programs include opportunities to study abroad and for distance education. Academic units include the Department of Kinesiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Social Work, and the School of Nursing.



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Heads-Up! What Research Says About Soccer Headers, Concussions
July 23, 2015

As soccer’s popularity skyrockets nationwide, whether heading the ball carries an undue risk of concussions is a topic of rising interest. And while a new study has provided some answers, a UNC Charlotte CHHS expert warns that questions still remain. Published in The Journal of the American...

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Kinesiology Lecturer Helps Lead Red Cross Water Safety Program
July 14, 2015

The risk of drowning remains a serious issue for children, but a UNC Charlotte water safety expert is taking part in a national effort to help alleviate that danger. To mark the 100th anniversary of its swimming safety efforts, the American Red Cross has launched a program to cut drowning in half...

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High Heels and Ankle Issues: A Trainer's Advice on How to Stay on Your Feet
June 30, 2015

A new study showing the negative effects of prolonged high heel use confirms expert consensus on the footwear, according to a UNC Charlotte expert. The study, published this month in the International Journal of Clinical Practice (IJCP), found that wearing high heels can strengthen the ankle...