The School of Public Health at the University of Maryland promotes and protects the health and well-being of the diverse communities throughout Maryland, the nation, and the world. Through Terp Young Scholars, students are exposed to the possibilities offered in health and medical fields.
Take a course that really moves you! Kinesiology includes exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports psychology, movement sciences, and sports management. Learn about some of the career options that are available—physical therapy, physical education, fitness training, and sports management. You will learn how researchers study athletes, patients who have movement difficulties, infants and young children who are learning to move, sports organizations, and much more. Get hands-on laboratory experience and meet the scientists who work there. Interact with coaches, athletic trainers, physical therapists, sports medicine physicians, and sports management professionals.