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 Brett Smith
There are students with so many diverse cultures and experiences here at U-M. It’s my job to continue to expand my toolbox to help them.
Read More About Nikolas Webster
Watching students learn about the world around them is unlike any other feeling, and I am incredibly fortunate that I have the opportunity to help them reach their academic and professional goals.
Read More About Shanan Sun
To have the opportunity to work with people with neurodevelopmental conditions in a lab that allows me to do things that will help me as an OT — it’s really special.
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.