We examine how the science of physical activity and the business of sport can be used to improve lives. From preventing and rehabilitating disease and injury to developing organizations that help communities thrive, we’re providing the solutions our world needs to move on to better things.
Our world-class faculty lead a diverse range of high-impact research, from understanding the role of physical activity in preventing disease to improving mobility in aging and recovering populations, to managing sport facilities and helping athletes stay safe, to improving health and well-being at all stages of life.
Read More About Megan Willison
The athletic trainers that work with those sports are really great about teaching us different things, like the logistics of what Athletic Training is like outside of a textbook, and giving us the opportunity to apply different things we’re learning in class.
Read More About Ishan Bhalgat
I always tell incoming students that our professors want -- and will go out of their way -- to get to know you. Because of that, you have so much control over your Kinesiology career. You can make the most out of the many opportunities that come your way, randomly and actively, and you can see what works for you to make your years at Michigan so unique.
Read More About Katharine Bohlmann
Between the professors, alumni, the Sport Management Advisory Board…there’s just so much exposure to the people leading the sport industry. It’s the best network in sports and has set my peers and me up for success!
Read More About Grant Floto
I don’t think I would have been at the NBA or have my dream job at the NFL if it weren’t for all the opportunities that U-M has given me. I think that comes from the different people that I’ve met, the different classes I’ve had, the school communities, the Sport Management program, and all those sorts of things that have really opened so many doors for me.