KinesiologyWestern Health Sciences

Fields of Study

Fields

Graduate education in the School of Kinesiology is concentrated in four fields. Students in either the master's or PhD programs select one of four fields of study in which to specialize their coursework and research.

Psychological Basis of Kinesiology

This field includes the study of sport and exercise psychology, motor learning and motor control.

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Sociocultural Studies in Kinesiology

This field explores Kinesiology from historical, sociological and philosophical perspectives.

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Integrative Biosciences in Kinesiology

This field includes the study of Kinesiology from the standpoint of exercise physiololgy, anatomy, biomechanics, nutrition and athletic injuries.

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Management and Leadership in Kinesiology

This field includes the study of Kinesiology as it relates to sport management, leadership and coaching.

For a list of faculty members researching in these areas, visit our faculty member directory.