USC PRC Director Elected to join the National Academy of Kinesiology

Exercise Science Professor and Prevention Research Center Director Sara Wilcox has been elected to join the National Academy of Kinesiology as an Active Fellow, signifying her contributions to the field. 

 

With nearly 20 years in the fields of psychology and exercise science, Prevention Research Center Director and Exercise Science Professor Dr. Sara Wilcox has been elected to membership as an Active Fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology. Election is a sign of being highly respected by her professional peers, and Wilcox was chosen based on her contributions to scholarship and leadership in the field of kinesiology. As an Active Fellow, she will promote the study and educational applications of human movement and physical activity through continued exemplary scholarly productivity and knowledge dissemination. The newly inducted Fellows, including Wilcox, were recognized at the Academy’s annual meeting with a formal ceremony in Philadelphia on September 20. Also announced at the Academy’s annual meeting were current five-year cycle of national rankings of doctoral programs in kinesiology, where the University of South Carolina’s Exercise Science department was named as the #1 doctoral program.

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