What we do

We prepare students and scholars for

  • leadership and teaching

  • scholarly inquiry and knowledge discovery

  • participatory decision-making on the state, national, and international level in the disciplines of kinesiology, recreation, and sport.

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Student career paths

Our students find careers in academic and corporate settings, in areas related to

  • physical health and fitness

  • physical/occupational therapy and rehabilitation

  • sport medicine

  • allied health

  • recreation

  • coaching

  • sports business

They work in colleges and universities, for public and private agencies, in clinical environments, government, business, and the military.

Our research funding

Our current research is funded by

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)

  • National Science Foundation (NSF)

  • US Department of Defense

  • US Department of Health & Human Services

  • NFL Foundation

  • North American Society for Sport Managment

  • Society of Health & Physical Educators