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Kinesiology teaching assistant Harrison Toney wins marathon

December 11, 2018

Congratulations to all participants in the Rehoboth Seashore Marathon held on December 8.

PHOTO:Alex Popescu Kinesiology student finds passion in summer internship

November 12, 2018

Senior kinesiology major Alex Popescu's internship at Overlook Medical Center, a hospital located in Summit, New Jersey, ignited a passion for working with residential patients.

PHOTO: Interns in australiaInternships in Australia result in life-changing experiences

November 9, 2018

The JMU Internship in Australia is designed to provide students in kinesiology, sports and recreation management and hospitality management a global internship experience.

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Exercise Science student interns in Texas

October 24, 2018

Brady Hepner, an exercise science major, plans to attend graduate school for physical therapy (PT) but chose instead to accept an internship at the University of Texas at San Antonio in strength and conditioning.

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Paralympic athlete, Matt Simpson, speaks to KIN655

October 16, 2018

US Paralympian Matt Simpson, a Silver Medalist at the 2016 Rio Games, presented in KIN 655:Research Methods for PHETE on access, inclusion, and Paralympic Sport.

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Kinesiology 100 Information

Welcome from Kinesiology

PHOTO: Janet Wigglesworth

Faculty and students in our department examine human movement from a physiological, biomechanical, developmental and psychosocial perspective. Undergraduates receive a B.S. in Kinesiology, with coursework focusing on either Exercise Science (ES) or Physical & Health Education Teacher Education (PHETE). More >