James Madison University

Amy Wheeler

PHOTO: Economic award

Amy Wheeler ('05) recently received named as 3rd place 2013 Economic Educator Award winner by the Virginia Council on Economic Education. As a teacher at Harrisonburg High School she developed the "Health is Wealth: Pedometers Make Cents" curriculum.

"Pedometers Make Cents" was implemented in a physical education class. This multi-layered unit used pedometer-measured clicks as the basis for earning virtual money. The students were then guided though lessons in making economic choices and budgeting.

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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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