Kinesiology

Overview

Kinesiology is an academic discipline that focuses on the study of movement and physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life. Kinesiology improves human health by advancing the understanding of health and disease across the lifespan through research, education, scholarship and practice.

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Degrees

  • Exercise Science - BS
  • Kinesiology - BA
  • Kinesiology All-Level - BA
  • Athletic Training - MS
  • Exercise Science - MS

What Will I Learn?

  • Concepts concerning the anatomical, biomechanical, and physiological basis of exercise science
  • Development and analysis of skills, offensive and defensive strategies used in sports
  • Principles of motor skill acquisition, performance, and control
  • Acute and chronic illness and their response to, and impact on, physical activity

Example Courses

  • Introduction to Exercise Science
  • Athletic Training Clinical Practicum
  • Introduction to Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Pathology and Pharmacology

All Major Courses

Career Opportunities

  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Personal Trainer
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Athletic Trainer
 

OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE *

$32,658

1st year

$48,333

5th year

* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT (2017)

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Contact Department

Website:
Kinesiology

Phone:
817-272-3288

Address:
Room 147 Maverick Activities Center