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PHOTO: 4VAKinesiology faculty among 4-VA grant recipients

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.

PHOTO: David Gesualdi

Standing Ovation 2016: 2016 DCPS Excellence in Classroom Innovation, David Gesualdi

Spring 2017

Kinesiology graduate David Gesualdi (PHETE program) was selected as Washington D.C.'s teacher of the year for Excellence in Classroom Innovation! Congratulations, David!

PHOTO:Award for Greg Weisbecker

Gregory Weisbecker ('16, M.A.T.) recognized

Spring 2017

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!

PHOTO: Andrea Woodson-Smith

Andrea Woodson-Smith (94) Received CHBS Distinguished Alumni Award

Spring 2016

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

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 >

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Featured Alumni

  • PHOTODavid Gesualdi (‘07) has been selected as a National Finalist (top 10) for the 2016 Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice. Read More >
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