Kinesiology: M.S. Kinesiology
MS Kinesiology Program Vision
Using the vehicle of research as a learning tool, the vision of the MS Kinesiology Program is to graduate critical thinkers who observe, reflect and make decisions, and to support continued personal and professional development in Kinesiology.
Kinesiology is an academic discipline which involves the study of physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life" (www.AmericanKinesiology.org). The Master of Science degree in Kinesiology provides students with an understanding of how physical activity (including sport and exercise) impact and are affected by various physiological, mechanical, and psychosocial aspects of human health and performance.
The degree offers focused study in
Students are prepared for careers in higher-education, research, and practice through didactic coursework in the areas of Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Motor Behavior, Rehabilitation, Sport& Exercise Psychology, and Psychosocial Aspects of Health Behavior.
Knowledge and skills in research-related and discipline-specific coursework helps prepare students to address complex real-world health and performance issues and utilize critical thinking skills to generate knowledge and make sound decisions to support continued personal and professional development.
The Graduate School description of the program provides more details at http://graduateschool.uwm.edu/students/prospective/areas-of-study/kinesiology/