Kinesiology

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Petro Allied Health Center - 19th & Washburn

The Kinesiology Department is located in the Petro Allied Health Center.

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Kinesiology Department

Washburn University

Petro Allied Health Center Room 201
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621
Phone:  785-670-1459

Fax:  785-670-1059

Secretary:  Nancy Province

E-mail us at kines@washburn.edu

 

What Is Kinesiology?

Kinesiology is an academic discipline which involves the study of physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life. It includes, but is not limited to, such areas of study as exercise science, sports management, athletic training and sports medicine, socio-cultural analyses of sports, sport and exercise psychology, fitness leadership, physical education-teacher education, and pre-professional training for physical therapy, occupational therapy, medicine and other health related fields.

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American Kinesiology Association
The Kinesiology Department is a member of the American Kinesiology Association

The Kinesiology Department is a member of the American Kinesiology Association

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