A Student Perspective: Rock Climbing

I’m Laurel Tieman, a senior in the College of Design and a communications assistant in the School of Kinesiology. This semester I enrolled in PE 1045 – Rock Climbing in an effort to force myself to be more active and to get some exercise. I wanted to try a new activity with the hopes of finding…

Student Perspective: Self Defense

I chose to take self defense the semester before studying abroad, with the hopes that it would make me more prepared to handle dangerous situations in a foreign country. I signed up for the two hour class every Friday, led by Physical Activity Program instructor Anita Bendickson, a black belt in karate who started teaching self…

Meet Our Adviser: Alyssa Maples

Alyssa, academic adviser in the School of Kinesiology, is a student-focused innovative professional. When she is not in Cooke Hall, she can be found whipping up a delicious plant-based dinner or running River Road as she trains for her next road race. What is your role in the School of Kinesiology? I am the departmental…

Exploring Careers in Kinesiology

If you’re considering what jobs are out there, here are just a few examples of career choices for graduates with a B.S. in kinesiology! Discover more on the Career Services website. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Rehabilitation Specialist Job Statistics Clinical Research Coordinator Job Statistics Personal Trainer Job Statistics