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The Department of Kinesiology studies physical activity and human movement, exploring their impact on health, well-being, and quality of life at the individual and societal levels. Our faculty and students examine movement from neuromechanical, physiological, biomechanical, psychological, and sociological perspectives.

Our faculty train doctoral students to become highly competent investigators capable of performing and eventually directing competitive research programs.

Our department conducts state-of-the-art research in integrative kinesiology.

Physical activity program

In addition to its degree programs, the Department of Kinesiology offers a suite of physical activity courses that Temple students of any major can take for credit. Learn more about the Kinesiology Physical Activity Program (KPAP).

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Pearson Hall 230
1800 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-8707
Fax: 215-204-4414
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