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Commencement 2022: Mike Murphy

Mike Murphy will graduate with his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology this June. His undergraduate research is motivating him to pursue a master’s degree in kinesiology this fall.

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Commencement 2022: Javier Garcia

Javier Garcia is an undergraduate student studying kinesiology and will graduate in June. He plans to remain a Beaver and will pursue his master’s degree in adapted physical education this fall.

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Kinesiology News Research

Fewer than half of K-12 PE teachers use high-quality instruction with disabled students, study finds

There’s a lot of research about the link between motor development and lifelong physical activity, and the importance of fundamental motor skill development in young children especially.

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Research uncovers impact of leisure activities on mental health during pandemic

As people have turned to hobbies like reading and outdoor recreation to fill their days during the COVID-19 pandemic, recent research from Oregon State University found that engagement in leisure activities can help lower the risk of depression and improve mental well-being.

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Alumni Features Kinesiology

Kinesiology alumna now lifts up her own students and those with disability

More than 2,500 miles away, Oregon State is never far from mind

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Kinesiology student steps out of her comfort zone – and into her future

Hallie Baker understands firsthand the importance of getting involved on campus and in her community.