The Department of Applied Physiology & Kinesiology (APK) studies the immediate and lasting effects of pharmacological, aging, exercise, rehabilitation, and disease related effects on motor performance and on cardiovascular, muscle, and brain physiology. Degree specializations include undergraduate and graduate training, and doctoral level studies.Apply Now
Students with a B.S. in APK could obtain a wide variety of Professions such as:
This degree is highly regarded for admission into medical school. Of those that apply, more than 47 percent of students are admitted to medical school.
The Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology is concerned with quality of life and the many aspects of human movement. Significant research contributions, education and service are related to the study of physiological and psychological responsiveness to vigorous and relevant physical activities. In addition, movement skills, capabilities, and ways to improve and maintain health are studied as they relate to the typical person, as well as to disabled persons and high-level athletes.