Iowa State University is a public, land-grant university, where students get a great academic start in learning communities and stay active in 800-plus student organizations, undergrad research, internships and study abroad. They learn from world-class scholars who are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges — feeding the hungry, finding alternative fuels and advancing manufacturing

The Department of Kinesiology strives to promote health and well-being by creating and disseminating knowledge about physical activity and healthy living to improve the lives of citizens.

The expertise and interests of our nationally recognized faculty are diverse and reflect biomechanical, pedagogical, physiological, psychological, and sociocultural perspectives of physical activity, exercise, and health.

Please visit the department website for more information about the Iowa State University Department of Kinesiology.

The Biomechanics Laboratory is a 1750 square foot facility that is part of the Human Performance Laboratories housed within the Department of Kinesiology. To see all of the research taking place, please visit the Biomechanics Laboratory website.