Department of Kinesiology and Health

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. Sports Science prepare Exercise/Fitness Specialists. Athletic Training 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.

Mission Statement

The mission of the department is to educate all individuals in the development of a healthy, active lifestyle, and to advance the health care of physically active individuals through the integration of theoretical and applied practice in educational and clinical settings.

Raider Active

Raider Active is a program of sports skill classes offered by the department. 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