1. The study of the anatomy, physiology, and mechanics of body movement, especially in humans.
2. The application of the principles of kinesiology to the evaluation and treatment of muscular imbalance or derangement. ETYMOLOGY: [Greek: kin sis , movement, + -logos , study]
Programs of the Department
The Department of Kinesiology at Towson University offers
majors in athletic training, exercise science, physical
education/teacher education, and sport management.
The department also offers a series of 2-unit
activity courses that emphasize the development of skills,
knowledge and fitness necessary to lead an active life. Some of
the courses offered in this series include:
KNES 102 Self Defense, Protection and
KNES 103 Rhythmic Aerobics
KNES 104 Ballroom Dance
Department of Kinesiology
Burdick Hall, Room 120
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.