College of Health Sciences and Human Services


Kinesiology, from the Greek words kinesis (movement) and kinein (to move), is the science of human movement.

The Kinesiology Department is within the College of Health Sciences and Human Services. The Kinesiology major develops comprehensive expertise in the human body's development and functions, the roles of physical movement in growth and learning, and the methods for improving and maintaining a high quality of life and personal wellness at every age. 

Kinesiology Department Overview

Check out Dr. Luke discussing our approach to evidence-based curriculum and experiential learning to cultivate future health care professionals.  


We are here to help people live longer, happier and healthier lives! 

Proud members of:

American College of Sports Medicine 

American Kinesiology Association 

National Strength & Conditioning Association 


Contact The Kinesiology Department

Phone: KIN Staff are working remotely for Spring 2023

Email: Send an email

Building: Valley Hall (Building 82) When you follow this link, look near top left for Parking Lot 82 and University Police Dept--we're in the same building as UPD, in suite D

Office Hours: KIN Staff are working remotely for the Spring 2023 semester.