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Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology

Welcome to the Boise State University Department of Kinesiology. Serving over 600 students within the College of Health Sciences, the Department of Kinesiology hosts two undergraduate degree programs and three graduate degree programs with multiple sub-discipline areas of specialization.

Vision Statement

The Department of Kinesiology will lead in the creation of meaningful knowledge and the development of future leaders who advance the state of lifelong health, physical activity, and sport.

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Students practice exercise testing skills in Boise State's Human Performance Lab.

Mission Statement

The Department of Kinesiology is dedicated to advancing knowledge of lifelong health, physical activity, and sport through excellence in teaching, innovative and meaningful research, and high impact service.

Nic Hunt, a Kinesiology Master’s Student, Awarded the Dean’s Graduate Fellowship

“The Dean’s Fellowship allows me to focus more on my studies and developing professional skills I can use in the future,” Hunt said about the award. Hunt works with Tyler Brown, assistant professor of kinesiology and the co-director of the Center for Orthopedic and Biomechanics Research. Their research looks at musculoskeletal adaptation in knee stability between younger and older adults.

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College of Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences strives to provide high quality, affordable, relevant education to its students and the campus community through health-related initiatives and resources. The college believes that students can learn more from each other through interprofessional education learning opportunities to advance life-long health in global communities. Below is the list of schools, resources, and initiatives housed in the College of Health Sciences.

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