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Kinesiology

Courses

Department: 2015 Gym-Nat, 2000 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706; 608-262-7735; www.education.wisc.edu/kinesiology/

Undergraduate Kinesiology: 1001 Gym-Nat, 2000 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706; 608-262-0259, www.ugkines@education.wisc.edu

Professors Diffee, Farrar-Edwards (chair), Koltyn; Associate Professors Benedict, Cook, Gruben, Larson, Mason, Schrage, van Kan; Assistant Professors Ausderau, Barnes, Bell,  Branchaw, Cadmus Bertram, Pickett, Travers

Degrees granted: B.S. in Athletic Training, B.S. in Kinesiology, B.S. in Physical Education, M.S. in Kinesiology, M.S. in Occupational Therapy and Ph.D. with a major in Kinesiology.

Department programs focus on the scientific study of exercise, movement, and human occupation, and on the application of this study to health, physical education, and functional performance.

The B.S. degree in Athletic Training prepares certified athletic trainers. The B.S. degree in
Kinesiology: Exercise and Movement Science prepares students for graduate or professional study, and the B.S. degree in Physical Education prepares teacher education students to teach physical education in elementary and secondary schools. 

The Department also offers theory, activity, and leadership courses to improve understanding, appreciation, and use of the body in movement and sports. These classes are open to all university students.