What is the Kinesiology Department?
The Kinesiology Department includes
kinesiology and dance. We offer activity classes that focus on individual and
group fitness and sports. Examples of these classes include but are not limited
to yoga, Pilates, weight training, kickboxing, boot camp, golf, volleyball,
basketball, and flag football. Dance classes include modern, ballroom, ballet
and Latin cardio dance. Lecture classes we offer include first aid,
concepts of fitness, foundations of kinesiology, drug use and abuse, and
health. Other than taking our courses for personal interest, kinesiology majors
prepare for jobs in personal training, corporate fitness, teaching and
coaching, physical therapy, sports medicine, and cardiopulmonary
Kinesiology is the study of human
movement. Within our department, students have the opportunity to enhance their
physical fitness, health, and learn behaviors related to the promotion of
lifelong enjoyment of physical activity and the enrichment of personal
What is special about Kinesiology at
Our state of the art facilities
opened in 2009 and include two full basketball courts, two dance studios, a
weight room, and a rock climbing wall (opened fall 2012). We also have quarter
mile and half mile outdoor trails. Our faculty offer a wide range of personal
experiences and specialties related to the field.
Chair of Science and Kinesiology
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Assistant Kinesiology Chair
Academic Unit Assistant
Megan Grimsley Ph.D.
Instructor of Kinesiology
Dr. Grimsley teaches yoga (KINE 1136), Pilates (KINE 1131), core training (KINE 1177), health (KINE 1304), and nutrition for non-majors (BIOL 1323).
Wes Adams Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Dr. Adams teaches Cardio-Kickboxing (KINE 1103), Self Defense (KINE 1132), Cardio-Boot Camp (1176), and First Aid (KINE 1306).
Wellness Center Hours of Operation
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