The Kinesiology and Health Promotion Department consists of 7 tenured/tenure-track faculty and 20+ part-time instructors who teach in all aspects of the department’s programs. The Department offers a B.S. degree in Kinesiology and serves more than 700 majors distributed in three options (Exercise Science, Pedagogy, and Health Promotion). The Department also offers an M.S. degree in Kinesiology. Options in the graduate program include Exercise Physiology, Adapted Physical Education, and Curriculum and Instruction. The Department supports instructional laboratories in Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics, and research laboratories in Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, and Psychophysiology,), as well as an Adapted Physical Education lab (Motor Development Clinic). The Exercise Physiology Laboratory houses a DXA machine, a Bod Pod, multiple bikes, treadmills, and other equipment used in teaching and research. Opportunities exist for cooperative research with faculty in the Colleges of Science, Engineering and Agriculture.The Exercise Physiology faculty’s research includes bone health in premenopausal women and young athletes, obesity in the adolescent and young population, strength an...d conditioning, exercise metabolism and supplementations, and functional and molecular aspects of skeletal muscle physiology. Other KHP faculty have expertise in pedagogy, children with a disability, health promotion, stress management, and cultural studies of sport and exercise. The department is one of seven academic units in the College of Science and offers one of the six graduate programs in the College.