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Department of Health and Kinesiology (Graduate)

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Department/School Head:

Timothy P. Gavin

Academic Programs:

Master’s and Ph.D. Programs

Purdue University’s Department of Health and Kinesiology (HK) confronts issues related to health through research, student learning and community engagement that focuses on human movement, sports performance and management, exercise and fitness, and disease prevention. Utilizing a multidiscipline, team approach, Health and Kinesiology is a leader in faculty-led, student-centered research.

The Department of Health and Kinesiology offers two-degree programs:

  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Concentrations (Areas of Study):

  • Athletic Training Education Administration
  • Biomechanics, Motor Control, & Motor Development
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise Psychology
  • Recreation & Sport Management

Regular Graduate Faculty by Rank:


Bonnie Blankenship
Tim Gavin
Shirley Rietdyk
Howard Zelaznik

Associate Professor

Laura Claxton
Jeff Haddad
David Klenosky
Bruno Roseguini

Assistant Professor

Satya Ambike
Steve Amireault
Chad Carroll
Daniel Hirai
Shih-Chun (Alvin) Kao
Bruno Roseguini

Adjunct Faculty

Virginia Zinsmeister

Emeritus Faculty

D. Randall Black
H. Dan Corbin
Donald L. Corrigan
Dale L. Hanson
William A. Harper
Larry Leverenz
Roseann Lyle
Dennis Miller
Bruce J. Noble
Darlene Sedlock
Roger Seehafer
Ray Anne Shrader
Paul G. Snider
Thomas Templin
William F. Theobald

Clinical Professor

Scott Lawrance

Clinical Associate Professor

Jennifer Popp
Alice Wilcoxson
Lane Yahiro

Clinical Assistant Professor

Cassandra Ledman

Senior Lecturers

Carol DeHaven

Continuing Lecturers

Joe Braden
Adam Huffield
Dan Ross





      Health and Kinesiology

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