Kinesiology studies physical activity and human movement, and explores their impact on health, society, and quality of life. Students examine movement from the neuromechanical, physiological, psychological, and sociological perspectives.
The Department of Kinesiology conducts state-of-the-art research in integrative Kinesiology and trains doctoral students to become highly competent investigators capable of performing and eventually directing competitive research programs in integrative Kinesiology.
- Five research laboratories whose discoveries revolutionize our understanding of the field, along with developing practical applications to restore and promote physical well-being.
- A recent $58 million renovation of Kinesiology research and classroom facilities.
- More than 30 years in the field of Exercise and Sport Science.
- Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education; the National Council on Accreditation of Teacher Education, and the Pennsylvania Department of Education
Careers in Kinesiology include:
- Physical Education Teachers
- Curriculum Developers
- Athletic Trainers
- Exercise Physiologists
- Sport Psychologists