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 Maureen Leonard
Commencement holds the most significance for me. Seeing our students complete their degrees and knowing that in some small way I may have contributed to their experience here at the university is very heart-warming.
Read More About Stefan Szymanski
Before I came to Michigan I knew next to nothing about Detroit, certainly not that Detroit had formally bid to host the Olympic Games seven times between 1938 and 1968. Studying this history and understanding how it interacted with the history of the city has been one of the most satisfying aspects of working here.
Read More About Kennedy Johnson
My intro to sport management class was one of my favorite moments because it was during the Winter Olympics, and it was teaching us things in real time. I Ioved the fact I was learning something that felt relevant to my life and what I want to do.
Read More About Becca Krombeen
I think the most satisfying part of the job is seeing a student that you've worked with for many years accomplish their goals. I love that in Kinesiology I work with students from day one of orientation all the way through graduation.