kinesiology

  • Course examines psychological factors related to exercise

    Dec 22, 2014

    Students in Exercise Psychology examined physical activity through the lens of human behavior, developing plans to motivate various populations to exercise more.

  • Students apply science to sports and exercise

    Apr 30, 2014

    Students in Physiology of Exercise examined how the human body works and changes from a resting to an exercising state, gaining hands-on experience through a series of labs to complement their classroom learning.

  • Marie unites athletics, academics through sports psychology

    May 16, 2013

    The most decorated women’s basketball player in Cornell history, Camille Marie ’13 also earned a 3.9 GPA. She’s now planning for graduate school in sports psychology.

  • Hitt excels in volleyball, civic leadership and pre-med studies

    May 29, 2012

    On the court, Kirtley Hitt ’12 helped lead her volleyball team to the Division III national tournament. She also pursued numerous volunteer and pre-med opportunities in preparation for becoming a physician assistant.

  • SIG lecture

    Sep 7, 2010

    Jennifer Fagenbaum, assistant professor of kinesiology, will present a lecture on Sep 14th titled “Reproductive Hormones, the Cardiovascular System, and Exercise Science.”

  • Decker conducts obesity research in kinesiology master’s program

    Dec 18, 2008

    Emily Decker ’07 majored in exercise science at Cornell, participating in summer research on the effects of sleep deprivation with kinesiology professor Julia Moffitt. Decker is now working towards a master’s degree in kinesiology at Iowa State University with an emphasis on the behavioral basis of physical activity.

  • Research and Operation Walk inspire kinesiology major to med school

    Sep 25, 2008

    Amanda Jepson chose to major in exercise science with the idea of becoming a physical therapist, but a life-changing block in Peru with Operation Walk changed her mind. She’s now planning for medical school and has found exercise science to be an excellent avenue for gaining serious research skills.