Connecting with Kinesiology

Connecting with Kinesiology  |  Thursday, June 8  |  9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Learn about one of the top majors in the country.  
Connect with current LSU students and our faculty.  
Tour labs and special facilities.



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Who should attend

High school juniors and seniors who are interested in exploring health, sports, medicine and more.


Parents are welcome! 
You may bring up to two (2) guests.





Brandi Johnson, native of Paulina, La., Athletic Training student, interned with the Detroit Lions. 

If you are interested in these careers

Athletic coach or trainer
Cardiac rehabilitation therapist
Health club manager
Personal trainer
Physician assistant
Physical therapist
Physical education teacher
Occupational therapist
Medical doctor 


Emily Cook Harris (2009), founder of

Employers of kinesiology majors

Professional sports organizations
U.S. Olympic Training Center
Corporate fitness facilities
Sports medicine clinics
Sporting goods stores
Schools and universities 
Community recreational programs
Event management firms
Sports league conferences


Stephen Moran (2006), Physician | John Moran (2003), Physical Therapist


9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Meet and greet  
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Welcome and overview  
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Programs  

B.S Kinesiology

Human Movement Science: Dr. Wanda Hargroder
Fitness Studies: Dr. Lisa Johnson
K-12 H & PE and Physical Activity & Health: Ms. K-Lynn McKey 

  B.S. Sport Administration: Dr. Dee Jacobsen  
  B.S. Athletic Training: Dr. Amanda Benson  
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Residential college tour and lunch (provided)  
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lab/facilities tours and student panels  


Track 1: Kinesiology

Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology: Explore the tools used in these specializations. See them in action to investigate the foundations of human movement.

Track 2: Athletic Training

Tour athletic training facilities.

See what goes on behind the scenes to keep athletes healthy.

Track 3: Sport Administration

Meet Julie Cribbs, LSU Athletics Associate Director of Game/Event Management, and Daniel Nunes, Director of Marketing at LSU Athletics.
Tour Tiger Stadium.



Kinesiology is the study of human movement and the practice of helping people understand how their body performs, how to maintain proper physical health, and how to maximize their body's potential.

More about the B.S. Athletic Training

More about the B.S. Sport Administration

More about the B.S. Kinesiology

Concentrations within the BS in Kinesiology:


Fitness Studies

focuses on health and human performance

Human Movement Science

prepares you to meet the prerequisites needed to attend medical, dental, or other allied health graduate programs


K-12 Health & PE

prepares you to teach grades K-12 in physical education and health, as well as coach in a variety of settings

Physical Activity & Health

provides a solid foundation in Kinesiology while allowing you the flexibility to select courses of interest

School of Kinesiology alumni are leaders in their fields, from doctors, physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and athletic trainers, to PE teachers, athletic directors, and sport facility managers. LSU’s School of Kinesiology is one the most comprehensive programs in the South. Kinesiology is Here to Win.



Steps away from Tiger Stadium


Cypress Hall, your future home

Cypress Hall shrinks the size of LSU for first-year students, giving them access to amazing ammenities and like-minded peers. Benefits include in-hall study groups and tutoring programs, priority scheduling for some classes, and a one-on-one mentoring and advising program to help new residents adjust to college life. 

This undergraduate living facility is steps away from Tiger Stadium and eco-friendly. It also has an exercise studio for Kinesiology classes.

More about Cypress Hall

Exercise Studio, downstairs  of your room





Contact: K-Lynn McKey, M.S.
Undergraduate K-12 Teacher Education Coordinator
Kinesiology College Readiness/Dual Enrollment Coordinator
92 Huey P. Long, Baton Rouge, LA 
O: 225-578-8986


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