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University of Kentucky
100 Seaton Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0219
859 (UKY) 257-5826
Fax: 859 (UKY) 323-1090

Demonstrating throwing Student Stretching Working with Fitness Gram

Master's Degree with Teaching Specialization

Program Focus

The Kinesiology and Health Promotion Teaching Emphasis focuses on connecting theory of effective teaching processes and the practice of effective teaching in physical education. In addition to learning about appropriate teaching methods, students in the program will graduate with valuable experiences in the field.

Specific targeted research areas of the program include school-based physical activity promotion, physical activity in after-school programs, and measurement in the areas of physical activity promotion.

Students will conduct research based on individual interest within the field and engage in hands-on learning with professors, undergraduate physical education teacher education students, and elementary/secondary students.

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