Department of Kinesiology & Health Fitness


The McMurry University Department of Kinesiology and Health Fitness prepares students for their future by offering many opportunities to grow and learn.

About the Major

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Fitness offers the following majors: All Level Physical Education, Exercise Science and Human Performance, Sports and Wellness Leadership, and Interdisciplinary Studies.  Students can minor in Kinesiology or Administration of Coaching.

Departmental Honors and Awards

More information about the Honors program can be found on the Honors Program webpage.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Internship opportunities are available for students.

In the Classroom

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Fitness is led by a group of dedicated, experienced faculty members who pride themselves on their professional accomplishments. The faculty members are experts in:

  • Accident Prevention and Care of Injuries
  • Advanced Techniques of Athletic Training
  • Assessment of Athletic Injuries
  • Biomechanical Kinesiology
  • Exercise Science
  • Instructional Strategies for Secondary School PE
  • Legal Issues in Sport and PE
  • Laboratory Testing in Exercise Science
  • Nutrition for the Health Sciences
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Rhythmical Activity
  • Statistics for Measurement and Evaluation
  • Therapeutic Modalities & Rehab of Injuries
  • and more!

Beyond McMurry

Kinesiology and Health Fitness students have gone on to have careers in:

  • Athletic Training
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Education
  • Athletic Coaching
  • Teaching
  • and more!

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