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November 12, 2018
Senior kinesiology major Alex Popescu's internship at Overlook Medical Center, a hospital located in Summit, New Jersey, ignited a passion for working with residential patients.
November 9, 2018
The JMU Internship in Australia is designed to provide students in kinesiology, sports and recreation management and hospitality management a global internship experience.
October 24, 2018
Brady Hepner, an exercise science major, plans to attend graduate school for physical therapy (PT) but chose instead to accept an internship at the University of Texas at San Antonio in strength and conditioning.
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.
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."
Welcome from Kinesiology
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 >