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 Alexander Phillips
Kinesiology’s Athletic Training degree is unique as to how it prepares us for our route after graduation because it is such a hands-on program. It is so skill-based that if you want to do something in the fields of sports medicine, athletic training, or medicine in general, it’s a really amazing preparation because it all starts as soon as you step on campus.
Read More About Ainsley McCallister
I loved all the labs where we actually could learn about the body. As an athlete, that was super important and cool to see how to treat your body right. We’re working 20 hours a week to be the best athlete we can be, and to be in labs where classmates are models and see how it affects your body was cool.
Read More About Cassidy Williford
I’ve gotten a lot of experiences from being in the School of Kinesiology that has shaped my journey into medicine that I will carry with me.
Read More About James Batey
The ability to have that education and also work in a space where I could do research was a cool part of being at U-M that you might not get at a smaller school.