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Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology!


We are pleased that you have taken the time to visit us. Kinesiology (from the Greek words "KINEIN", to move, and "LOGOS", to study) is defined as the study of human movement. Our department offers several outstanding major and minor programs, and a comprehensive physical activity and wellness program. Please use the link “About Us” to discover more about our programs, along with discovering information related to the Kinesiology faculty, staff, and advisors. Current and Prospective students can also find out more about our department, the varied programs of study, and advising information by using the links provided.

Along with our varied programs of study designed to stimulate intellectual development, instill leadership qualities, and promote service to others, the Department of Kinesiology offers several community outreach partnerships and opportunities. To find out more about our Cancer Recovery & Fitness, Community Fitness, Home School Physical Education, and Physical activity and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities in the Eau Claire area (PRIDE) programs, please use the Outreach link.