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Department of Kinesiology
Kansas State University
Natatorium 8
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

Dr. Tim Musch, Professor in Kinesiology, was named a University Distinguished Professor. He was also chosen for the 2018 Environmental and Exercise Physiology Honor Award from the American Physiologic Society. This award recognizes previous or current primary member of the EEP Section who has made significant research contributions to the scientific advancement of environmental, exercise, thermal, or applied physiology while making significant contributions to enhancing the objectives of the Section.


Dr. David Poole, Professor in Kinesiology, was chosen for the 2018 Edward F. Adolph Distinguished Lectureship from the Environmental and Exercise Physiology section of the American Physiological Society. This award recognizes an eminent research scholar who has made meritorious contributions to the areas of environmental, exercise, thermal, or applied physiology and is an outstanding public speaker. 


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....