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Department of Kinesiology
Kansas State University
1A Natatorium
920 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6486 fax


Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology at Kansas State University! We invite you to learn more about our department and the opportunities we offer.

Our department is home to an excellent community of faculty and staff, combining both scholarship and professional experience as instructors, leaders and specialists with a focused commitment to students and teaching.

What's New

 College of Human Ecology celebrates and recognizes graduating students

By Anne Rubash

One of the awards that will be bestowed on a graduating senior.

The College of Human Ecology will honor its student commencement speaker and 42 graduating seniors at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at an awards ceremony in the K-State Student Union's Flint Hills Room. A reception will precede the presentation at 3:30 p.m. in Room 227, Union. Continue reading....

Tiny house villages may have big health benefits and challenges

Brandon Irwin, assistant professor of kinesiology, and Julia Day, assistant professor of interior design, are collaborating to build a tiny house, which led to research on the health benefits and challenges of starting tiny house villages across the U.S. Continue Reading...

Kinesiology professor Emily Mailey presents and earns award in Cape Town, South Africa

By Anne Rubash

Emily Mailey with award

After traveling halfway across the globe to Cape Town, South Africa, Emily Mailey, assistant professor in the kinesiology department, was awarded Best Early Career Researcher Oral Presentation at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity annual meeting June 8-11. Mailey presented her study,"Effects of an intervention to reduce sitting at work on energy, fatigue and mood among sedentary female employees." Continue reading ..