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2019 Harris Lecture: The Department of Kinesiology is please to present Alicia Johnson, Ph.D. "Leveraging Sport Psychology Tools to Build Community, Empowerment & Equity” - Thursday, April 18 2019 - 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM More Information
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April 15, 2019
April Rodgers, a physical education teacher for Alexandria City Public Schools, has been named 2019 ACPS Teacher of the Year.
April 3, 2018
Kinesiology major Matthew Crawford talked about how the exercise science program helped him make the most of his Madison Experience.
March 11, 2019
On February 21, more than 200 students participated in Paralympic Skill Lab (PSL) where they learned to play wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball and goalball alongside Paralympic and other distinguished athletes.
March 11, 2019
On January 28, JMU's Physical and Health Education Teacher Education (PHETE) program welcomed alumni Jimmy Little ('99) and Isabel Chang ('16) to share helpful career insights.
February 19, 2019
Hoping to understand how post-exercise recovery beverages affect youth athletic performance, a group of kinesiology students and faculty studied the elite cycling and endurance team at the Miller School of Albemarle.
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 >