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Featuring Daniel Peterson, the School of Kinesiology's accounting specialist. #UMNkinesiology #kinnect
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Prof. Michael Wade will serve on the US Dept. of VA's Scientific Merit Review Board for a 4-year term. #UMN #CEHD
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Featured video highlights outreach done by PAEL.
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Kinesiology teaching specialist Thomas Smith publishes two reports.
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Kinesiology associate professor Lisa Kihl, sport management, and colleagues publish "Gender Politics in US College Athletic Departments." http://buff.ly/2cRt09b
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Dr. Gao recieve grant to study exergaming among preschool children.
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Dr. Konczak receives grant from MN-REACH for Wristbot:
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Doctoral student Young Ho Kim presents research on school violence:
Young Ho Kim, a doctoral student in the field of sport management advised by Dr. Lisa Kihl, gave a presentation at the 28th International Sport Science Congress in commemoration of the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. His presentation, “We are All Innocent, but Socialized into Being an Offender: Why Do ...
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Featuring Daniel Peterson, the School of Kinesiology's accounting specialist. #UMNkinesiology #kinnect
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Chelsey Thul and partners received UMN block grant for intergenerational physical activity program. #UMN #CEHD #UMNProud #KINspired
Dr. Chelsey Thul. A project titled “Impact of an East African Mother-Daughter Physical Activity Program and Co-Designed Activewear” received a $75000 University of Minnesota Extension FY 2016-2018 Block Grant. The project is led by: Chelsey Thul, Ph.D., Lecturer in the School of Kinesiology ...
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If you’re considering what jobs are out there, here are just a few examples of career choices for graduates with a B.S. in kinesiology!
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What can you do with a degree in Sport Management? Take a look at some of the many options:
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the broad study of physical activity and biomechanics to sport management and human performance to recreation and leisure across the lifespan
Introduction
Kinesiology, broadly defined, is the study of human movement. The School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota focuses on the biological, developmental, social, and behavioral bases of physical activity, recreation, sport and human performance through its programs in Kinesiology, Sport Management, and Recreation, Park, and Leisure Studies. Our academic degree programs prepare students for a variety of professional opportunities in both public and private sectors that include teaching, research, health promotion, rehabilitation, medicine, coaching, sport administration, and services related to physical activity and fitness. Positions are found in settings that include schools, colleges and universities, public and private agencies, clinical environments, government, business, and the military.

School of Kinesiology faculty conduct research across a wide range of topics, including:

  • metabolic syndrome and obesity
  • childhood and adolescent obesity
  • bone health in children and adolescents
  • posture stability and motion sickness in virtual environments
  • motor learning after brain injury
  • exercise, health and disease
  • psychological and social development of youth through sport participation
  • youth sport
  • sport management ethics and policy
  • sport consumer psychology
  • media representations of females in sport
The school is home to an internationally recognized program in exercise science and health enhancement in the Laboratory of Physiological Health and Exercise Science (LPHES) and to the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, the only center in the world dedicated specifically to issues related to girls and women in sport and physical activity. The Tucker Center is supported by an endowment from U of M alumna Dr. Dorothy McNeill Tucker.

In 2005, the School of Kinesiology’s doctoral program was one of 32 institutions ranked by the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education (AAKPE). The school’s program was ranked fourth among nine of the Big 10 universities participating, ahead of programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Michigan, and Michigan State University.


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