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The School of Kinesiology is proud to co-sponsor the Michigan Sport Business Conference, one of the most successful student-run events in the country. This year, the conference is on October 6.


Dr. Lori Ploutz-Snyder, dean and professor in the School of Kinesiology at U-M, has been inducted in to The National Academy of Kinesiology.


Four faculty members from U-M health science schools received awards from MIPERC. The Demonstration Model Award went to the U-M team, including Melissa Gross, of the School of Kinesiology.

Auction items

Sport collectibles are available for purchase at our online auction, at Proceeds go to our newly established MATS scholarship fund.


U-M sports economist Rod Fort estimated in 2006 that tax breaks and a few other ancillary benefits to owners might account for 19 percent or more of the sale value of Major League Baseball teams.

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"It has created the aura of confidence that Detroit is now going to come back in a major way, and this is what attracts other investors," said Mark Rosentraub, an urban planning professor at U-M.

students jumping in big house

The 2017-2018 academic year is starting off with a bang -- welcome events, major nights, career workshops, and social mixers. It's great to be a Michigan Wolverine -- Go Blue!


$500 million is being offered to build a Major League Soccer stadium in Detroit, yet no one in the MLS is making any profits. U-M’s Stefan Szymanski​, of the School of Kinesiology, explains the problem.

Comerica Park

Comerica-bound: Join us August 18 for our annual Wolverines in the D Tigers baseball event! Now in its sixth year, it raises funds for the Maloy Scholarship.


Le’Lonnie Couture was started by Kinesiology adviser La' Joya Orr after not being able to find clothes that she loved in stores. She takes inspiration from different cultures she encounters on her travels. 

exercise & cardio tech

"Hormones are essential for your ability to work out effectively," says Katarina Borer, professor at U-M. Even so, these exercise hormones are virtually unknown and underappreciated—but that's about to change.

Rebecca Myers in Australia

A student group, led by Dr. Leah Robinson, spent 4 weeks studying children's motor development at the University of Wollongong. Rebecca Myers (pictured) recorded her experiences in an entertaining blog.

2017 Peer Advisor group

This month we begin to welcome groups of incoming undergraduate students, to familiarize them with U-M and our School. It's an exciting time in Kinesiology! Orientation page.

AKA 2017

Sean Pradan (left, PhD '17) and Matthew Nagy (BS '17) were recently honored with National Scholar Awards by the American Kinesiology Association (AKA).

SEBC finalists selected

U-M Sport Management announced three finalists in its inaugural Sporting Event Bid Competition (SEBC) May 1.They include teams from Ohio University, University of Texas-Austin, and the University of Western Ontario.