News & Updates
Three students win Student Awards from the American Kinesiology Association
May 16, 2013: Three students in the School of Kinesiology have been awarded an American Kinesiology Association (AKA) Student Award for 2013. Molly Watkins, who will graduate Summa Cum Laude this spring with ... [Read Full Story]
LaVoi participates in Huff Post Live panel
May 15, 2013: Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, teaching faculty in the School of Kinesiology and associate director of the Tucker Center, discussed the lack of female athletes in sport media on Huff ... [Read Full Story]
Stoffregen and colleagues to be published in PLOS ONE
May 15, 2013: Thomas A. Stoffregen, Ph.D., director of the Affordance Perception-Action Laboratory and professor of kinesiology, along with four colleagues, have had an article, "Getting Your Sea Legs," accepted for publication ... [Read Full Story]
Konczak to serve on interdisciplinary faculty advisory committee
May 14, 2013: Jürgen Konczak, Ph.D., professor of kinesiology and director of the Human Sensorimotor Control Laboratory, was recently invited by the Dean of the Graduate School, Henning Schroeder, to serve on the ... [Read Full Story]
Undergraduates tour the campus with Breck Middle School students
May 10, 2013: Undergraduate exchange students Yi Sun and Lu Huang from Beijing Sport University led a group of middle school students around campus on May 3. Twenty Breck Middle School students ... [Read Full Story]
Weiss Serves as Editor For The Academy Papers, "Physical Activity Across the Lifespan"
May 10, 2013: Maureen Weiss, Professor of Kinesiology, is Editor of The Academy Papers, a prestigious annual publication of thematic evidence-based papers on the role of Kinesiology in advancing research and professional ... [Read Full Story]
Vollum to discuss parent involvement in sports on Kare 11 News
May 9, 2013: Matt Vollum, teaching specialist and coordinator of Kinesiology's physical education and health licensure programs, and Kinesiology doctoral student in sport sociology, will be discussing the topic, "Parent Involvement in Sports," ... [Read Full Story]
Tucker Center at Saints baseball
May 9, 2013: The Tucker Center has been invited, along with this year's record-setting University of Minnesota women's hockey team, to "Celebrate Women's Sports Night" on Saturday, May 18 at 7:00 pm at ... [Read Full Story]
Tucker Center receives generous financial commitment to support Internship Program
May 8, 2013: In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport in the School of Kinesiology, Heather L. Burns and Kathleen A. Maloy ... [Read Full Story]
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Director - Li Li Ji, Ph.D.
Associate Director - Rayla Allison, J.D.
Department Administrator - Tricia Davies
Director of Undergraduate Studies -
Stephen Ross, Ph.D.
B.S. Kinesiology - Sue Stirling
B.S. Recreation, Parks and Leisure Studies - Alyssa Maples
B.S. Sport Management - Alyssa Maples
Undergraduate Honors - Jennifer Bhalla, Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Studies (M.S., M.A., Ph.D.) - Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, Ph.D.
Graduate Studies Coordinator (M.S., M.A., Ph.D.) - Marta Fahrenz
M.Ed. Applied Kinesiology (Sport and Exercise Science) - Stacy Ingraham, Ph.D.
M.Ed. Applied Kinesiology (PE/Health Licensure) - Matt Vollum
M.Ed. Applied Kinesiology (Sport Management) - Alyssa Maples