Kinesiology at Adams State University

Prepare to be a leader, practitioner, or manager in the fitness, health, and sport industries. The Kinesiology program at Adams State University offers a number of specialized degrees to prepare you for a career in exercise science, physical education, coaching, sport psychology, and sport management. You’ll graduate with competency in the wellness, physiology, anatomy, motor development, sport psychology, strength and conditioning, sport management and more.

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On-campus, you’ll have access to state-of-the art exercise science, biomechanics, strength and conditioning, mental training and PE pedagogy labs. Through our collaborations with local K-12 schools, parks & recreation programs, and physical therapy clinics you’ll have plentiful opportunities to put your classroom knowledge to practical use. Adams State also offers courses online, so you can access our expert faculty even if you’re not physically present.


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Minor in Kinesiology

Whether you’re majoring in geology, psychology, communications— and everything in between — ASU’s Minor in Kinesiology provides a valuable skill set for the professional world, and will set you apart from your peers.

  • Minor in Coaching
  • Minor in Fitness Management
  • Minor in Kinesiology
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Kinesiology Highlights

The Department of Kinesiology prepares students for the future with relevant degree plans. The current curriculum helps students in applying for graduate school in exercise science, sport psychology, sport management, athletic training, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and chiropractic medicine.

Students are exposed to top-of-the-line human performance testing equipment in the Strength and Conditioning Lab, the Biomechanics Lab, and the Human Performance Lab, the Mental Training and the PE pedagogy lab, enriching the learning experience.

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Prepare to be a leader, practitioner, or manager in the fitness, health, and sport industries.

Kinesiology Outcomes

Pre-Physical Therapy

Adam States pre-physical therapy program provide guidance to students as they prepare for graduate study in physical therapy.

Graduates are employed within 90 days of graduation

Adams State focuses on students experience and student outcomes. Here you won’t spend hours sitting in boring lecture classes. Instead, gain hands-on experience that puts theory into action working directly with Adams State athletes, and community members.

Exercise Science 5-year B.S. & M.S. Program

The Department of Kinesiology is pleased to offer a program that allows select Exercise Science majors to earn a bachelor’s and masters in just five years. This program is designed for highly motivated students with a strong academic record.


Fitness Instruction
General Health & Wellness
Parks / Recreation
Physical Education
Physical Therapy
Sport Management
Sport Psychology / Counseling
Strength & Conditioning

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Kinesiology Faculty

Dupler Terry HPPE
Terry Dupler, Ph.D.
Department Chair | Professor
Tracey Robinson HPPE
Tracey Robinson, Ph.D.
Brian Zulegar HPPE
Brian Zuleger, Ph.D.
Sara Erdner, Ph.D., CMPC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Aaron Tuitoti Mariner HPPE
Aaron Tuioti-Mariner
Assistant Professor – NTT
Curt Howell
Assistant Professor – NTT
Maria Martinez