A BS in Exercise Science led Josh Simons to a job as an Exercise Specialist, where he decided to pursue becoming a traveling Physical Therapist.
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Katie Gorman reflects on how her practicum experiences at JMU led her to pursue research while earning a MS in Exercise Physiology.
June 2, 2015
The 62nd Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) took place May 26-30 in San Diego, CA and JMU was well represented.
May 12, 2015
On April 17th and 18th JMU faculty, students and families from all around Virginia gathered to participate in the second annual Ability Olympics.
November 3, 2014
Students and faculty in the College of Health and Behavioral Studies are partnering with Sentara Rockingham Memorial Hospital to test exercise and nutritional interventions in sedentary, prediabetic men and women.
- Monday, August 31
Fall Semester Begins
- November 23 - 27
Thanksgiving break – no classes held
- December 14 - 18
- Saturday, December 19
Welcome from Kinesiology
Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology! Kinesiology involves the study of human movement and our faculty and students do so from a physiological, biomechanical, and psychosocial perspective. More >