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February 14, 2019
PHETE professor Cathy McKay and three students, Victoria El'Azar, Erin Woods and Jenna McMahon, were recently recognized at the VAHPERD convention.
June 21, 2018
Recent graduates published in the spring 2018 VAHPERD journal.
June 4, 2018
David was named the 2018 Washington D.C State Health Educator of the Year by DC Shape!
January 8, 2018
On the evening of Nov. 1, JMU students put on their best Halloween costumes to celebrate the holiday with area youth who happen to live with a disability.
November 9, 2017
Faculty from eight departments, including kinesiology for the first time, received more than $70,000 in grants for collaborative research projects from 4-VA at JMU.
Kinesiology graduate David Gesualdi (PHETE program) was selected as Washington D.C.'s teacher of the year for Excellence in Classroom Innovation! Congratulations, David!
PHETE program graduate Gregory Weisbecker ('16, M.A.T.) was recently named 2017 Outstanding New Teacher of the Year Finalist for Fairfax County, Virginia. Congratulations, Greg! The kinesiology department and CHBS are proud of you!
Andrea Woodson-Smith played college basketball at JMU until she was sidelined after a collision during a game that resulted in three hip fractures.
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 >
- David Gesualdi (‘07) has been selected as a National Finalist (top 10) for the 2016 Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice. Read More >