Kinesiology is an academic discipline which involves the study of physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life. It includes, but is not limited to, such areas of study as exercise science, sports management, athletic training and sports medicine, socio-cultural analyses of sports, sport and exercise psychology, fitness leadership, physical education-teacher education, and pre-professional training for physical therapy, occupational therapy, medicine and other health related fields.
-copied from the American Kinesiology Association website: http://www.americankinesiology.org/About-us
Iowa State University College of Human Sciences' promotional video describing what career paths are available to students with Kinesiology degrees.
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