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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

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Wright State cross country runners Jessica and Kevin Swartz have competed together since high school and were married last summer.
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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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