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Department of Kinesiology & Health Science


The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science offers a Bachelor of Science in Community Health, a Master of Science in Kinesiology & Wellness(Fall of 2013 is the last semester that students will be able to enroll in the MSKW program--please contact Dr. Jesse DeMello program director at 3187975101 or Jesse.DeMello@lsus. edu) and a Master of Public Health-a joint program between LSU Shreveport and LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.

Kinesiology represents the discipline for sport and exercise science and the Health Science disciplines that respond to the health needs of society.

Departmental faculty are actively engaged with non-profit organization, weightlifting, soccer, and conditioning programs for various sports. The department offers a variety of fitness and sports performance assessment and is also home to the USA Weightlifting High Performance and Development Center, the first and most successful center in the country.  The center provides an excellent base for research and internship/practicum experiences for those individuals interested in strength and conditioning.