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Paralympic Athletes Lead Kin 100 Skill Lab Experiences

April 27, 2016

Four celebrated Paralympic athletes travelled to James Madison University to lead Paralympic Skill Lab experiences with Kinesiology 100 classes on April 21st and 22nd.

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David Gesualdi (Ď07) 2016 Fishman Prize National Finalist

April 22, 2016

David Gesualdi (‘07) has been selected as a National Finalist (top 10) for the 2016 Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice.

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Andrea Woodson-Smith (í94) Received CHBS Distinguished Alumni Award

March 28, 2016

Andrea Woodson-Smith played college basketball at JMU until she was sidelined after a collision during a game that resulted in three hip fractures. 

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Alumni Highlight - Josh Simons

December, 2015

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.

PHOTO: Syerra CesarJMU Program Custom-Designs Bikes for the Disabled

December 8, 2015

or some, a bicycle means an affordable and environmentally friendly way to commute. For others, itís the excitement of speedy descents down rugged mountain trails and now, for one Harrisonburg teen, itís a promise of independence.

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Kinesiology 100 Information

Welcome from Kinesiology

PHOTO: Chris Womack

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 >