Kinesiology and Physical Education Program

Title Authored on Link to edit Content
How a Pittsburgh native is grinding his way toward the top of professional wrestling world

For Pittsburgh native (and WWU Kenesiology student) Josh Schaff, wrestling is a passion that he has followed to success and he may just have an even brighter future with it.

After spending the first years of his childhood in Bethel Park, his wrestling journey began when he was 22…

Meet the 2018-19 Outstanding Graduates from CHSS/Social and Behavioral Sciences 2019-07-25
WWU Student James Jasperson to Attempt World Record June 11 2019-05-31
Kinesiology reopens to new majors starting winter quarter 2015-12-03
Western professor demonstrates, details running safety

Western Washington University kinesiology professor Jun San Juan gave a talk about injuries runners can get as part of the Dean’s Lecture Series at the Bellingham City Council Chambers.
San Juan’s Tuesday, Feb. 10, presentation, entitled “Born to Run,” detailed how susceptible runners are…

WWU assistant professor to give talk on running-related injuries

A Western Washington University assistant professor will discuss factors that can contribute to running-related injuries in a talk Tuesday, Feb. 10.

Why do running injuries occur? WWU professor to discuss Feb. 10 2015-01-23
Pushing it

April Calderon recently pumped out 61 pushups in 60 seconds while balancing precariously on three medicine balls, a feat that has been submitted to Guinness World Records.

The key is "great balance, mental toughness, and lots and lots of practice," said Calderon, a general…

Western's Northey named to academic all-district list

Western Washington University rower Megan Northey has been named to the Capital One/College Sports Information Directors of America Academic NCAA II District 8 women's at-large team.

The all-district honorees advance to the Academic All-America Team ballot where All-America honorees…

WWU professor studies nuances of walking, balance for seniors

As an athlete growing up in Eugene, Ore., it made sense for Brandi Row to earn her master's degree in exercise and movement science from the University of Oregon. Then, while working on her doctorate at Pennsylvania State University, she became interested in how exercise can help older…

Subscribe to Kinesiology and Physical Education Program