School of Exercise, Sport, and Health Sciences

School of Exercise, Sport, and Health Sciences

College of Health

Welcome to the School of Exercise, Sport, and Health Sciences.

Our school explores the science of movement and comprises degrees in kinesiology, athletic training, adapted physical education and physical therapy.

Our faculty and degree programs were formerly part of the School of Biological and Population Health Sciences. Learn more about our college name change and restructuring.


Our undergraduate program

Graduate programs in kinesiolgy

Academic courses serving all OSU students or faculty

OSU community engagement


Community engagement

Other programs of study

Recent publications

(This is not an exhaustive list. We are still rebuilding our database of faculty publications. Visit individual faculty profiles for more extensive lists of their publications.)


McKenna, C.F., Stierwalt, H., Zemski Berry, K.A., Ehrlicher, S.E., Robinson, M.M., Zarini, S., Kahn, D.E., Snell-Bergeon, J.K., Perreault, L., Bergman, B.C., Newsom, S.A.  (2024)  Intramuscular diacylglycerol accumulates with acute hyperinsulinemia in insulin-resistant phenotypes  American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism.  
Huang, Y., Mulligan, C.M., Johnson, S.T., Pollard, C.D., Hannigan, K., Stutzenberger, L., Norcross, M.F.  (2024)  Differential influence of quadriceps rate of torque development on single- and double-leg landing mechanics in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed and control females  Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy  
Arnold, J.P., Farello, A., Özkoca, N., Ozenbaugh, I.C., Braxling, C., Massey, W.V.  (2024)  Improving Recess through Collaboration: Exploring the Facilitators and Barriers to Sustaining Positive Playground Behavior  The Journal of School Health  
Larkin, A., MacDonald, M., Jackson, D., Kile, M., Hystad, P.  (2024)  Identifying children’s environmental health risks, needs, misconceptions, and opportunities for research translation using social media  Exploration of Digital Health Technologies  2

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