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Department of Kinesiology


Temporary Virtual Services

The physical office for the Department of Kinesiology is closed until further notice and we will be delivering services via phone or online. If you are a current student and have questions regarding your class, please email your professor directly.

For general questions, please email KINE Office at or call 530-898-6373 – as these will be checked throughout the day 8am – 5pm Monday – Friday.

Who is my advisor?

For schedule planning, below is a list of available advisors. To find out their office hours and to schedule an appointment, see our advisor page.

Exercise Physiology

Dr. Steve Henderson
Dr. Jack Azevedo
Deanna Lowe

Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)

Dr. Marci Pope

Movement Studies, All Minors

Jolene Barry
Marci Pope

Graduate Program (KINE MA)

Dr. ChengTu Hsieh

Adapted Physical Education

Marci Pope

Department Chair

Kevin Patton

Learn more about student advising and forms or see our advisor page to schedule and appointment with an advisor

The Department of Kinesiology offers three degree programs; a BS in Exercise Physiology, a BA in Kinesiology, and an MA in Kinesiology

The mission of the Department of Kinesiology is to communicate and create knowledge about sport, exercise, and physical activity. The department achieves its mission through innovative and engaging instruction, scholarship, and professional service.

American Kinesiology Association logo

The Department of Kinesiology is a member of the American Kinesiology Association.

Apply for TIER Project Scholarships

Inviting All Scholars Interested in Pursuing a Master's Degree in Adapted Physical Education (APE)

TIER Scholarship Application

Equipment Rentals

Requests for equipment can be directed to the Roland Solece, the equipment specialist for the Kinesiology department office:

Please do your best to submit all requests at least 24 hours in advance of your event.

If you have questions or need further assistance, contact the equipment office at 530-898-4399.