Community Programs


The Department of kinesiology has a rich history of serving the community surrounding UTA. Here are our community programs:

A student monitors a fit steps participant as she walks on a treadmill.

FitSTEPS for Life®

FitSTEPS for Life® is an evidence-based cancer rehabilitation program that is free, community-based and achieves unprecedented immediate benefits for cancer survivors.

A runner wears a breathing tube and mask during a V O 2 max test.

MavFit Fitness Screening

The MavFit program provides quality medical and fitness screening to the UT Arlington campus and the larger Dallas-Fort Worth community. 

A swimming pool with red and blue plastic lane dividers.

Pool & Aquatics

UTA has two swimming pools: a six-lane, 25-yard indoor pool; and an eight-lane, 50-meter outdoor pool for renting and class purposes. 

A Developmental Motor Cognition lab student works with a child in the Little Mavs Movement Academy.

Little Mavs Movement Academy

The Little Mavs Movement Academy (LMMA) is a free group motor skill intervention program for children and adolescents with movement/coordination difficulties, DCD/Dyspraxia, ADHD, ASD, and other disorders.