School of Kinesiology


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Kinesiology, broadly defined, is the study of human movement. The School of Kinesiology focuses on the biological, developmental, social, and behavioral bases of physical activity, recreation, sport and human performance through its programs in Kinesiology, Sport Management, and Recreation, Park, and Leisure Studies. Our academic degree programs prepare students for a variety of professional opportunities in both public and private sectors that include teaching, research, health promotion, rehabilitation, medicine, coaching, sport administration, and services related to physical activity and fitness. Positions are found in settings that include schools, colleges and universities, public and private agencies, clinical environments, government, business, and the military. Kinesiology faculty conduct research across a wide range of topics, including: *metabolic syndrome and obesity *childhood and adolescent obesity *bone health in children and adolescents *posture stability and motion sickness in virtual environments *motor learning after brain injury *exercise, health and disease *psychological and social development of youth through sport participation *youth sport *sport management ethics and policy *sport consumer psychology *media representations of females in sport

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