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PHOTO: 4VAKinesiology internship opportunity in Perth, Australia

November 17, 2017

Want on-the-job international preparation for our globalized world? In this exciting new JMU program, students will experience first-hand the sports medicine culture through internships in kinesiology/exercise science. Application deadline: January 1, 2018.

PHOTO: 4VAKinesiology faculty among 4-VA grant recipients

November 9, 2017

Faculty from eight departments, including kinesiology for the first time, received more than $70,000 in grants for collaborative research projects from 4-VA at JMU.

PHOTO: Amanda Reeder

Kinesiology senior studies healthcare in Spain

October 24, 2017

Amanda Reeder coordinated her own individualized program in Valencia, Spain which fulfilled the four credit, 160-hour internship requirement for her major.

PHOTO: Max McQuillanJunior kinesiology major interns as athletic performance coach

October 20, 2017

Even as a high school athlete, junior Max McQuillan knew he had a passion for learning about the mechanics of peak athletic performance.

PHOTO: Mount MitchellAn immersive experience for kinesiology students

October 2, 2017

t’s not every day you get to go camping with your professors, but every April for the past six years, Mike Saunders and Nick Luden have led a group of kinesiology students on a unique educational opportunity in the mountains of North Carolina.

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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 >