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PHOTO: Gordie CenterSenior works towards substance-abuse free community

January 8, 2018

As an intern with the University of Virginia Gordie Center, senior kinesiology major Morgan Hardt helped plan a national substance abuse education conference for NCAA student-athletes.

PHOTO: JMU studentsOvercoming Barriers Halloween event

January 8, 2018

On the evening of Nov. 1, JMU students put on their best Halloween costumes to celebrate the holiday with area youth who happen to live with a disability.

PHOTO: Adaptive center logo

Student completes adaptive sports internship

December 4, 2017

When senior Carly McBain began searching for her exercise science internship the summer after her sophomore year, she knew that she wanted to push beyond her comfort zone to develop professionally and interpersonally.

PHOTO:JMU Students prepare snacks Women gain strength at MBC event

December 4, 2017

On Nov. 12, Sunday brunch became an athletic affair at the Morrison Bruce Center's third Barbells and Brunch event. Attendees had the opportunity to learn about proper weightlifting techniques and experiment with nutrition during the free workshop.

PHOTO: Sarah BowmanAlumni Profile: Sarah Bowman

November 27, 2017

For much of my life I have been convinced I wanted to work in the medical field. The only problem is I’ve never been entirely sure of in what capacity.

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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 >