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Department of Kinesiology

Department of Kinesiology
Kansas State University
Natatorium 8
920 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6765
785-532-6486 fax
kines@k-state.edu

Students

What Is Kinesiology?

Kinesiology is the study of physical activity across a range of tasks including exercise, daily living, play, sport, and work. Coursework integrates biological and behavioral approaches using biomechanical, physiological, and sociological perspectives to study physical activity from cell to society. This life science discipline emphasizes breadth and depth of content, scientific methodology, and intellectualism for lifelong learning, thinking and action. 

Kinesiology promotes an understanding of the necessity of movement activities for an individual's physical and psychological health. Kinesiology caters to many students who are interested in pursuing a wide-range of careers. Meet Hunter, an undergraduate student pursuing a career as a Medical Doctor.