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PHOTO: Quiz BowlKinesiology students win ACSM Quiz Bowl

February 19, 2018

Kinesiology students Chelsea Robinson, Justin Kidd, and Emilee Blosser won the student bowl at the southeast American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) meeting! They beat out 30 other university teams!

PHOTO: Communication boardKinesiology student completes Kennedy Krieger Institute internship

February 7, 2018

Volunteering with Overcoming Barriers revealed a love of working with children with disabilities for senior kinesiology major Katie deMuth. The experience helped her decide to plan a future in occupational therapy.

PHOTO: JMU studentsElizabeth Edwards leads an organization aimed at improving health.

February 1, 2018

On page 6 of the latest issue of Bloom, Elizabeth Edwards, executive director of the Morrison-Bruce Center talks about promoting the well-being of women and young girls.

PHOTO:Tom Moran

Tom Moran earns highest honor

January 31, 2018

Thomas Moran, a professor of kinesiology, is among 12 recipients of the Outstanding Faculty Award presented by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and Dominion Resources.

PHOTO:JMU Students run marathon JMU classmates finish the Rehoboth Beach Marathon

January 17, 2018

KIN 100 students prepare for and complete a marathon over the course of a semester.

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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 >