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!
The Department of Kinesiology and Health at Rutgers University, in partnership with the Rutgers University–New Brunswick Office of Summer & Winter Sessions presented a Living Well Rutgers Conference on Lifestyle and Health, June 8th & 9th, 2019. Participants learned how even small changes in lifestyle can significantly improve health and well-being at the Rutgers Living Well Conference. Our interdisciplinary team of scientists and practitioners showed participants how they are able to:
The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) 4 + 3 Program is excited to announce and welcome their first class of students. After declaring Exercise Science as a major in Spring 2019 students underwent a competitive application and interview process. The following five high achieving and stand out students were accepted into the Class of 2022 Pre-Physical Therapy (PT) Concentration: Joseph Renda, Jesus Rufino, Christian Kim, Madison Passarella, and Wen Shao. On behalf of the DPT 4+3 Program and Department of Kinesiology and Health we would like to say Congratulations and wish them the best of luck throughout their academic career as they prepare to apply to a DPT Graduate Program!