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  • November 23 - 27
    Thanksgiving break no classes held
  • December 14 - 18
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  • Saturday, December 19
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Alumni Highlight - Josh Simons, SPT, ACSM EP-C

October 1, 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: Katie Gorman

Alumni Highlight - Katie Gorman

Fall 2015

Katie Gorman reflects on how her practicum experiences at JMU led her to pursue research while earning a MS in Exercise Physiology.

PHOTO: Kiara Cox

Dukes Represent in San Diego

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.

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Alumni Highlight - Ashley McConkey

September 1, 2014

Ashley McConkey reflects on her time at JMU and how it prepared her for a position as a strength and conditioning coach at United States Performance Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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 >

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