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Studying & Improving Movement
The Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University is dedicated to the study of physical activity and sport across the lifespan, with a special emphasis on youth.
We aim to educate individuals to lead physically active and healthy lives, and to prepare individuals for research and leadership positions in educational, sport and clinical settings.
Research & Practice
In all of our programs, research and practice are intertwined, in our impact-focused labs, in the classroom with renowned faculty and in hands-on applications on campus and beyond. Faculty areas of research interest include a focus on pediatric health and wellbeing, youth sports, motor learning and more.
Leading the Field in Graduate Study
Our Department By the Numbers
CURRENT FACULTY ELECTED TO NATIONAL ACADEMY OF KINESIOLOGY