Why KHS?

Kinesiology and Health Sciences is a rapidly growing field for those who are passionate about healthy lifestyles, including human movement, and its relationship to enhancing quality of life and performance through the lifespan.

Our degree programs will prepare you for a number of exciting career opportunities in health care, fitness, research and more. Through in-class study, hands-on laboratories and real-world clinical experiences, you'll learn about the physiology and biomechanics of the human body, as well as the principles of disease trends and health care management.

Read more about the value of a degree in kinesiology and health sciences.


Syed Ahmed

Nov. 28, 2023

An REMS doctoral student has been selected to receive a research fund from the Sleep Research Society Foundation.

Syed Imran Ahmed (Advisor: Dr. Salvatore Carbone) is a doctoral student in the REMS (Rehabilitation and Movement Science) program, specializing in the exercise physiology track.

Jennifer Weggen, a doctoral student at VCU, served for 12 years in the Navy. (Contributed photo)

Nov. 8, 2023

Navy veteran and VCU doctoral student Jennifer Weggen is serving her military colleagues on many fronts

Her research focus on PTSD, traumatic brain injury and heart health, and her work with student and alumni military groups, reflect a longstanding passion with family roots.

Arnethea Sutton

Oct. 16, 2023

Dr. Arnethea Sutton has been awarded first class honors as a faculty scholar, recognized for her exceptional accomplishments!

Dr. Sutton has research interests in identifying and understanding the association between sociodemographic, healthcare and psychosocial factors and racial disparities in cardiovascular toxicities amongst breast cancer survivors.

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