Prepare to be a leader, practitioner, or manager in the fitness, health, and sport industries. The Kinesiology Department 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 administration and more.

On-campus, you’ll have access to state-of-the art exercise science, biomechanics, strength and conditioning, mental training, cardiac rehabilitation 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.

2022-2023 Degrees

Program Department Faculty

Program Chair

  • Terry Dupler, Ph.D.


  • Tracey Robinson, Ph.D.

Associate Professors

  • Terry Dupler, Ph.D.
  • Brian Zuleger, Ph.D., CMPC

Assistant Professors

  • Sara Erdner, Ph.D., CMPC
  • Glen Poklikuha, Ph.D.
  • Aaron Tuioti-Mariner, M.A., M.B.A.


  • Maria Martinez, M.S.
  • Kris Mugrage, M.S.

For More Information

School of Kinesiology and Health Sciences