Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology and Health


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Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology and Health at Rutgers University.  We invite you to visit our site and learn more about our department and the opportunities we offer.

Through teaching and cutting-edge research, our students specialize in one of two academic areas: Exercise Science and Sport Management. Our program in Exercise Science educates students in the life sciences for careers in a variety of areas including medicine, physical and occupational therapy, athletic training, and exercise physiology. The program in Sport Management prepares our students for careers in the world of sports business including marketers, athletic directors, and facility managers.

Our Department offers graduate studies in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology and in Global Sports Business.  Finally, it is the home of many specialized centers, focusing on the health and well-being of people of all ages.

Please take time and look around our site, or better yet, stop by Loree Gymnasium and say hello!




  • Wednesday, September 18th 8-10 AM Livingston Campus
  • Thursday, September 26th 7-9 PM Busch Campus
  • Tuesday, October 29th 9-11 AM College Ave Campus
  • Monday, November 18th 7-9 PM Cook/Douglas Campus
  • Friday, December 13th 1-3 PM Cook/Douglas Campus


Upcoming Events

Sep 18; 08:00AM - 10:00AM
Declaration Meeting
Sep 26; 07:00PM - 09:00PM
Declaration Meeting
Oct 02; 08:00AM - 09:00AM
Mandatory Spring Internship Meeting
Oct 29; 09:00AM - 11:00AM
Declaration Meeting
Nov 18; 07:00PM - 09:00PM
Declaration Meeting


Students who took the Living Well: Rutgers Conference on Lifestyle and Health, for 1.5 credits, give rave reviews.
 •  "Thank you so much for a great course experience full of learning and self-reflection."  -Amulya K.
 •  "I really enjoyed this course and I will be recommending my friends to take it next year!"  -Janelle A.

Greece Study Abroad   Seize the opportunity and don't miss this once in a lifetime hands-on experience in exploring Greece. Touch, Smell, Taste, Be Involved!  Learn more here.

2019 International Conference on Physical Activity and Sports in Thessaloniki, Greece  
Dr. Sidossis was the keynote speaker and received an honorary distinction for his contribution to the Exercise Science field during the 2019 International Conference on Physical Activity and Sports in Thessaloniki, Greece

New Physical Activity Guidelines Urge Americans: Move More, Sit Less  
The federal government has just updated recommendations for physical activity for the first time in 10 years




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