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Kinesiology and Community Health :: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
College of Applied Health Sciences

Kinesiology Graduate Programs

The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health graduate program offers graduate study and research leading to a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degree in three major areas of specialization.

Majors Areas of Specialization

Biobehavioral Kinesiology

Faculty examine the impact of sport and physical activity on individuals. This area includes Exercise and Sport Psychology, Biomechanics, Motor Control, and Kinesmetrics

Cultural, Pedagogical, & Interpretive Kinesiology

Faculty examine the interaction between physical activity and the individual from cultural, sociological and pedagogical perspectives.

Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiology faculty study work output, energy transfer, and movement efficiency. Research in this area strives to better understand the consequences of exercise stress on body systems.

For more detailed information about each graduate degree program, visit:
Kinesiology Master of Science program
Kinesiology Doctor of Philosophy program

For more information contact:

Julie Jenkins
Graduate Program Support Specialist
Phone: (217) 333-1083
Dr. Steven Petruzzello
Associate Head for Graduate Studies

Also see:

University of Illinois Graduate College and Handbook

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