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PHOTO: Emilee BlosserStudent interview series - #CHBSChats with Emilee Blosser

April 19, 2018

Learn more about Emiliee's plans to go to grad school for physical therapy.

PHOTO:JMU students volunteering

Phi Epsilon Kappa members spend spring break volunteering

April 5, 2018

During spring break of 2018, several members of Phi Epsilon Kappa went to Charlotte, North Carolina to volunteer at Lifespan, a non-profit organization that provides services to individuals with disabilities.

PHOTO: Paralympic athletesParalympic athletes visit KIN 100 class

April 3, 2018

Paralympic athletes visited KIN 100 classes to teach wheelchair basketball skills and educate students on the challenges that accompany the sport.


Students and faculty attend SHAPE conference

March 29, 2018

The 2018 SHAPE (Society for Health and Physical Education) National Conference & Expo was held March 20-14 in Nashville, TN. Two faculty, 6 grad students, 3 undergraduate students from JMU attended the conference.

PHOTO:Amy Wheeler Alumna Amy Wheeler recognized by Shape America

March 28, 2018

Congratulations to KIN Alumna Amy Wheeler for being named a 2018 District Teacher of the Year for Physical Education by Shape America! Amy is currently teaching at Harrisonburg High School.

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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 >