Abby Fines

Assistant Professor


Abby Fines is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and the assistant director of the Lifetime Physical Activity (LPA) program where she manages the 30+ academic courses that equip students with sport-specific knowledge and skills to enjoy a physically active lifestyle. With a background in adaptive physical activity, Dr. Fines specializes in sport development for individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities at various levels of play and competition. Her research examines how to provide equitable opportunities for participation of the physically different body in athletics across school and community settings. Dr. Fines received her BSc and PhD at the University of Virginia and is now excited to be a triple-Hoo!