Department of Health & Kinesiology
Howdy! Welcome to the Department of Health & Kinesiology! We are one of four departments in the College of Education & Human Development at Texas A&M University and currently home to more than 2,400 undergraduate majors, 300 minors, 260 graduate students, 95 faculty members, 35 staff members and 85 graduate assistants. There are four divisions in the department, which include Health Education, Kinesiology, Sport Management and the Physical Education Activity Program (PEAP).
The divisions of Health Education, Kinesiology and Sport Management house our undergraduate and graduate programs that include athletic training, applied exercise physiology, basic exercise physiology, community health, motor behavior, safety education, school health, sport management, and sports pedagogy. The Physical Education Activity Program offers health and fitness activity classes that service all Texas A&M students as part of the university core curriculum.
The department is ranked first at Texas A&M in class count, first in student enrollment and first in department salaries per student. Our departmental courses generate over 150,000 weighted student credit hours each year, which ranks us third at Texas A&M. We are also in the top 40 in one-year and five-year external funding at the university.
The Department of Health & Kinesiology has outstanding faculty, staff, students, and facilities and has been consistently recognized as one of the nation's top programs. Our faculty and students are actively engaged in the practice and study of physical activity, sport and health. We hope that this website helps you gain insight as to the many outstanding faculty, programs and activities within the department.
The Department of Health & Kinesiology is an active member of the American Kinesiology Association. We join in the efforts of the AKA to promote the discipline of Kinesiology as a field of study and to highlight its applications that affect all through research to enhance people 's health. For more information on AKA, go to www.americankinesiology.org.
- Center for Translational Research on Aging and Longevity Established
- End of the Year Awards
- Endowment Named after PEAP Division Chair
- Mike Tomchesson Distinguished Achievement Award
- '56 Grad Remembers GRW
- Saying Goodbye to GRW
- Sports Sales Lab Scores Big with SPMT
- 2013 Distinguished Lecture Series Speakers and Schedule
- Dr. Frank Katch Visits HLKN
- National College Basketball Week