Chairperson: Dr. Thomas Nesser
Department Office: Health and Human Services Building, room CHHS 231
Web site: http://www.indstate.edu/health/department/krs
The Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport serves the University, the public, and professional communities by providing opportunities for learning, research, scholarship, service, and leadership through service and learning-centered activities, publications and presentations, and mentoring students, colleagues, and practitioners. The department is located in the 230,000 square foot Health and Human Services Building, consisting of technology-enhanced classrooms, state-of-the-art laboratories, multi-use gymnasia, 200-meter indoor track, heated indoor pool, weight training facilities, dance rooms, racquetball courts, and a 30-foot indoor rock-climbing wall. In addition, the department operates a scenic 80 acre Field Campus that offers nearly every outdoor pursuit imaginable, including a breath-taking, high-element, challenge course. The department provides the opportunity for students to obtain a Master of Arts or a Master of Science in Physical Education with a specialization in Exercise Science or Coaching, or a Master of Science in Recreation and Sport Management.