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PHOTO: Matt Simpson

Paralympic athlete, Matt Simpson, speaks to KIN655

October 16, 2018

US Paralympian Matt Simpson, a Silver Medalist at the 2016 Rio Games, presented in KIN 655:Research Methods for PHETE on access, inclusion, and Paralympic Sport.

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Air Force veteran finds a niche in JMU kinesiology

October 2, 2018

"I figured I would move somewhere that would challenge me physically, and now JMU is challenging me mentally to grow as a well-rounded individual."

PHOTO:Cathy McKay PHETE professor wins educator award

September 17, 2018

Kinesiology professor, Cathy McKay, has been recognized as a College/University Health Teacher of the Year by the Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (VAHPERD).

PHOTO: Kendall  DrakeAlumni Highlight - Kendall Drake

September 6, 2018

Learn more about how Kendall's practicum revealed a love for working with geriatric populations and influenced her career.

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Madison Vision Fund brings McKay's project to life

August 22, 2018

Your gift to the Madison Vision Fund reinforces JMU’s campuswide commitment to preparing citizens who lead lives of purpose.

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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 >