Purdue University's Department of Health and Kinesiology (HK) confronts issues related to health through research, student learning and community engagement that focuses on human movement, sports performance and management, exercise and fitness, public health, and disease prevention. Utilizing a multidiscipline, team approach, Health and Kinesiology is a leader in faculty-led, student-centered research.
We are shaping the future by preparing the next generation — HK students — to help others develop and sustain a healthy and active lifestyle. From physical activity and health professionals to researchers and policymakers, HK graduates are tackling global health concerns across the lifespan. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about HK's majors, hands-on learning facilities and outstanding faculty.
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HK 100th Anniversary Kick Off, Saturday, September 19, 9:30A — 11:30A, Lambert Fieldhouse west lawn. Enjoy food and family-friendly activities
HK 100th Anniversary Homecoming, Saturday, November 7, 9:30A — 11:30A, Lambert Fieldhouse west lawn
Charles Cowell Lecture, Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Purdue Memorial Union Ballrooms. Speaker Steven Blair, P.E.D., Professor of Exercise Science, and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of South Carolina. 4:00P lecture, 5:00P reception.