UW-Madison Department of Kinesiology - ABOUT

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CONTACTING US

Main Office

Kinesiology
School of Education
UW-Madison
Unit II Gym
2000 Observatory Drive
MadisonWI  53706-1121

Tel: 608/262-0259
Fax: 608/262-1656

Email: kines@education.wisc.edu
or by contact form
 

Thank you for visiting the Department of Kinesiology website.

The Department's mission is to research, teach and apply knowledge related to movement, exercise and human occupation with the ultimate goal of enhancing human health, productivity, and quality of life.  Regular physical activity reduces the risk of developing or dying from some of the leading causes of illness and death in the United States, so the study of movement, exercise and occupation has the potential to dramatically impact health and quality of life.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

SPOTLIGHT

Physical Education Alumnus John Ames recognized by National Board

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) has granted UW-Madison alumnus John Ames National Board Certification in Physical Education. To achieve this designation a candidate must demonstrate competency in five core propositions and is considered an accomplished professional in their field. Ames received his undergraduate degree from UW-Madison's Physical Education Program. The Department of Kinesiology extends their congratulations to John for all of his great work.

        UW-Madison Alumnus Joel Nellis co-authors a book

UW-Madison  Joel Nellis's book about Badger football walk-ons is set to be published and available in local book stores. Nellis is a graduate of the UW-Madison Physical Education Program and was a walk-on player for the Wisconsin football team. The book explores the history of football walk-ons through interviews and first hand experience. The book is co-authored by Jake Kocorowski. Congratulations to everyone involved in this project. 

PE Story 

                                           Joel Nellis and Family

 
 
 
 
 
 
 


The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) has granted UW-Madison alumnus John Ames National Board Certification in Physical Education. To achieve this designation a candidate must demonstrate competency in five core propositions and is considered an accomplished professional in their field.  Ames received their undergraduate degree from UW-Madison's Physical Education Program. 
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) has granted UW-Madison alumnus John Ames National Board Certification in Physical Education. To achieve this designation a candidate must demonstrate competency in five core propositions and is considered an accomplished professional in their field.  Ames received their undergraduate degree from UW-Madison's Physical Education Program. 
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) has granted UW-Madison alumnus John Ames National Board Certification in Physical Education. To achieve this designation a candidate must demonstrate competency in five core propositions and is considered an accomplished professional in their field.  Ames received their undergraduate degree from UW-Madison's Physical Education Program. 
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