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2013-2014 University Catalog 
    
2013-2014 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology


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The Department of Kinesiology embraces the physical, practical, and behavioral aspects of wellness, sport, and exercise. Professionals in kinesiology apply this knowledge to educate clients, patients, and athletes in how to employ the best kind of exercise to improve health, well-being, and/or performance in exercise and sport. The department educates students in promoting healthy lifestyles through teaching, research, and service around the University and in the community. The Department of Kinesiology values diversity in all forms by appreciating people from all backgrounds, understanding movement from a wide range of perspectives, and fostering different types of thinking.

The Department of Kinesiology offers two bachelor of science in health science (BSHS) programs. They are:

  • Exercise science and wellness management
  • Health science

Faculty

Karin Richards, CWP, CWPC, NSCA, ACSM, ACE, CPT/GFI
BS (North Carolina Wesleyan); MS (Slippery Rock)
Instructor in Exercise Science and Wellness Management
Acting Chair, Department of Kinesiology
Phone: 215.596.8693
E-mail: k.richar@usciences.edu

Heidi Freeman, MA, PhD
BA (Miami); MA (LaSalle); PhD (Temple)
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Director, Exercise Science and Wellness Management Program
Phone: 215.596.7391
E-mail: h.freeman@usciences.edu

Laurie Sherwen, RN, FAAN
BSN (Seton Hall); MA, PhD (NYU)
Professor of Health Sciences
Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences
Phone: 215.596.8501
E-mail: l.sherwen@usciences.edu

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