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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Welcome from Kinesiology
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 >