Kinesiology is the academic discipline and interdisciplinary field of study focused on the science and management of physical activity and human movement within contexts such as exercise, health care, and sport.
The School of Kinesiology advances interdisciplinary knowledge about physical activity and human movement in order to promote lifelong health and well-being in local, national, and global communities. Our innovative research, high-quality teaching, and collaborative outreach focus on the science and management of physical activity and human movement within contexts such as exercise, health care, and sport.
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School of Kinesiology
Cooke Hall (Main Office: Cooke Hall 111)
1900 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-625-5300 | Fax: 612-626-7700
The School of Kinesiology encourages students to consider a study abroad program, during their undergraduate or graduate studies.
To foster an exchange of culture, education and sport, the University of Minnesota annually hosts a cohort of Chinese Olympic and world champion athletes and coaches as part of the China Champions Program (CCP). Led by the U’s School of Kinesiology, in collaboration with Beijing Sport University and supported by the China Scholarship Council, CCP is a unique, global collaboration that provides mutual benefits for Chinese athletes and University faculty, staff and students. Learn more about the China Champions Program.