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The Department of Kinesiology and Health (KNH) offers a variety of wellness, fitness and physical activity courses, called Raider Active, for the general student population at Wright State. Undergraduate degree programs in KNH include Multi-age teaching Licensure in Physical Education and Health Education. Sport Science programs prepare Exercise/Fitness Specialists. Athletic Training program prepares individuals for the sports medicine field. Public Health Education prepares individuals for work in public health, occupational wellness, health care and non-profit agencies. Finally, KNH houses a Master's degree program in Physical Education/Sport Management and an endorsement program in Adapted Physical Education.

Raider Active

Raider Active is a program of sports skill classes offered by the Department of Kinesiology and Health. The courses are available to all Wright State students regardless of major or skill ability. Classes include:

  • Dance
  • Fencing
  • Hiking
  • Scuba
  • Swimming
  • Tai Chi
  • Weight Training
  • Yoga

Our Stories

Disaster area

Jim Gruenberg, deputy director of Wright State’s National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville, says disaster historians can help communities prepare for and respond to emergencies.
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Joseph Keferl named dean of the College of Education and Human Services

Joseph Keferl, a longtime Wright State faculty member, administrator and alumnus, will assume the position of dean in January and will begin serving as dean-elect in October.
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Throwing pains

Longtime judo instructor Mark Curry is making champions out of Wright State students through the Raider Active judo class.
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Raider Active Students Clean House at State Judo Competition

The Department of Kinesiology and Health’s Raider Active judo program recently had three students compete in the state judo competition.  Shaun Gunter (Green Belt), Andrew Carper (Orange Belt), and Nicole Henson (Orange Belt) made the journey to Bluffton University for the event and returned hom

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