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Students comprising Foundation 313 this semester are currently seeking requests for proposals from area non-profits. Deadline March 6.

Peer advisors 2015 sign

Campus Day offers admitted students the opportunity to tour campus, learn more about U-M & Kinesiology, and meet current students, faculty, & staff before making a final college choice.


Kines students looking for employment, internship, volunteer, or job shadowing opportunities will find all that & more at our annual career fair. RSVP

MLK Day 2018

View the photo album of our MLK Day presentations on Flickr:

Welcome Home Students

The weather outside is truly frightful, but we're so glad to see our students return to campus! Preview our slate of upcoming Kinesiology events, mark your calendars, and stay warm!

Academic all b1G Fall 2017

The Fall 2017 Academic All-Big Ten includes 122 student athletes, including 28 Kinesiology majors.


Football has become a multi-billion-pound business in recent decades and Stefan Szymanski, of U-M Kinesiology says he cannot see the growth stopping any time soon.  


Researchers from U-M and Fudan University in China set out to learn the extent to which BMI and positive outlook affect the physical and mental health of college students in China's Fudan University.


The Red Wings say they have sold out all home games and the Pistons boast higher sales. Yet, seats lie empty while they play at new Little Caesars Arena. U-M professor Rodney Fort analyzes the problem.

alumni awardees 2017

This year's Alumni Achievement awardees are from the fields of rehabilitation, strength & fitness, & health disparities research. Album:

obese people have 'healthier' fat tissue?

Studies identify key characteristics in fat tissue that may allow some obese adults to store their body fat more healthily, says principal investigator, MVS professor Jeffrey Horowitz.


Rebecca Hasson of U-M Kinesiology and many others argue that, with some exceptions, genetics linked to race play a much smaller role for most people than we once thought.


Natalie Colabianchi, associate professor of health and fitness, recently received a four-year, $3.3M award from the National Institutes of Health to continue her research into obesity and health disparity.

Welcome HoMe to Kraus!

Plans to renovate the 101-year-old Edward Henry Kraus Natural Sciences Building took another step forward on October 19, as the U-M Board of Regents approved the project's schematic design.