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Welcome to the Boise State University Department of Kinesiology. If you cannot find the information you need at this site, please phone 208-426-4270 to receive assistance.

Serving over 800 students within the College of Health Sciences,
the Department of Kinesiology hosts:

Four undergraduate degree programs and
Three graduate degree programs
each with multiple sub-discipline areas of specialization.

Mission Statement of the Department of Kinesiology

The department provides comprehensive undergraduate and graduate degree programs that incorporate scientific and professional methods of inquiry to study physical activity, exercise, sport, and health-related issues; advances the body of knowledge through scholarly inquiry; and offers a wide-range of fitness and sport activities that help promote lifelong well-being.

“Be Bronco Healthy” at the Boise State Health Fair on
Wednesday November 19, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

The 18th Annual Boise State Health fair is in the Student Union Jordan Ballroom, is free, and open to the public.

The Boise State University health promotion students present the fair; this interactive event includes a variety of exhibitors providing information on multiple aspects of health, nutrition, fitness, mental health, alternative medicine, stress reduction, time management, and financial planning.

Come take part in free health screenings including fitness, hearing, vision, HIV, blood pressure, cholesterol, and Pharmacy Take-back. Flu shots are free with insurance or $25 cash.
Pharmacy Take-back provides a secure, environmentally safe, non-judgmental, and non-reportable method to dispose of unwanted, unneeded, and/or expired medications and drugs.

We have 70 exhibitors including the Cooking Matters team from the Idaho Foodbank, Blue Cross of Idaho, Tree City Juice, Central District Health, American Red Cross, Costco, United Dairymen of Idaho, Treasure Valley Hearing and Balance, Boise Bike Share, Primary Health, Shu’s Idaho Running Company, and Your Health Idaho.

Click to view the Health Fair Flyer

Assistant/Associate Professor, Biomechanics Position Now Open

Please select this link to view complete description. Review of applications will begin November 7, 2014.


Alumni Survey

Greetings Kinesiology Alumni!

The Department of Kinesiology is very interested in what our alumni are doing after leaving Boise State University. We would love to hear what you plan to do after graduating from Boise State University, or if you’ve already graduated what you are doing now.

Your survey responses will be used to update our alumni contact information and to assist in our ongoing evaluation of the Department of Kinesiology undergraduate and graduate programs. Your participation in this survey is important to our continuing efforts to provide the highest quality degree programs in the field of Kinesiology.

If you have any questions about the survey or how the information will be used please feel free to contact the Department of Kinesiology at 208-426-4270 or

Thank you in advance for taking the time to complete this survey. We look forward to hearing from you!

To take the survey now, please click HERE.