School of Kinesiology

Excellence in Movement, Health, and Performance.

School of Kinesiology

301 Wire Road, Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4483

About Us

The School of Kinesiology’s mission is to promote knowledge about physical activity and performance by creating an invigorating learning environment for our undergraduate and graduate students. Our goal is to improve the health of society through research, outreach, and teaching. 

We have undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degree programs. Our doctoral program is ranked 14th in the country by the National Academy of Kinesiology. Our state-of-the-art building houses 25 laboratories that conduct cutting-edge research.

Research Labs>

See our areas of expertise related to physiology, health, and performance.

Faculty and Staff>

View our faculty and staff, as well as vitas and publications.

Academic Programs


Centers and Institutes

The School of Kinesiology has a number of research centers that focus on performance and injury prevention. The Warrior Research Center prepares soldiers for combat and studies military gear and equipment. The Performance and Health Optimization Center combines biomechanics, psychophysiology, nutrition, and mindfulness to optimize human performance. The School is an official US Olympic Training Site using sports science to give elite athletes an edge.

US Olympic Training Site

Center for sport science research and home to USA Team Handball.

Warrior Research Center

Helping the US Armed Forces maximize readiness through health & wellness.

Performance & Health Optimization Center

Helping people of all ages and abilities achieve optimal performance.

Gastrointestinal Research Center

Functions/dysfunctions, structures, mechanisms, and health of the gut.

Tiger Fit

Make an appointment to assess your health and fitness levels!

Physical Activity and Wellness Program

Physical education courses for ALL students! Fishing, Taekwondo, Golf, etc.

Kinesiology Store

Purchase t-shirts, buy Movbands for Active Auburn, & sign up for camps.

Sports Medicine News

New articles brought to you by the American Sports Medicine Institute.