Kinesiology is a discipline emphasizing the study of movement as it relates to physical activity, health and disease prevention, and exercise. Using both human and animal models and reflecting research ranging from basic to applied, it draws from a transdisciplinary body of knowledge grounded in the biological, psychological, physical and social sciences.
Undergraduate students in the program gain a disciplinary knowledge of the anatomical, biomechanical, developmental, neural, physiological and psychological mechanisms underlying human movement.
About Arizona State University - Tempe
Arizona State University--Tempe is a public institution that was founded in 1885. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 41,828, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 661 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Arizona State University--Tempe's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 129. Its in-state tuition and fees are $10,158 (2015-16); out-of-state tuition and fees are $25,458 (2015-16).
Arizona State University—Tempe, which has one of the largest undergraduate populations in the nation, offers students a wide range of academic and extracurricular options. Collectively, the campuses in Tempe and three other locations in the Phoenix area offer students more than 300 undergraduate academic programs to pick from and more than 500 clubs and organizations to check out. For time away from Arizona, students can choose from more than 250 study abroad options. Freshmen are required to live on campus, unless they commute from a parent's home, are married or fall under other exceptions. The Arizona State Sun Devils sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I Pac-12 Conference and are particularly known for their baseball prowess.