Kinesiology

  1. Students on walking tour of Bronx

    Community-Based Learning Helps Grow Culture of Service at Manhattan College

    Manhattan College is increasing its efforts to include more community-based learning courses in the curriculum and forge more dynamic local partnerships.

  2. student and faculty interacting in the classroom

    From Pupil to Practitioner

    School of Education & Health students become teachers, counselors and health professionals during intensive hands-on training.

  3. firefighers

    From RA to FDNY, Alumni Continue to Serve After Graduation

    Carlos Morales ’14 and Michael Scire ’13 entered the same FDNY class after previously working as resident assistants on campus. 

  4. Manhattan College quadrangle

    Center for the Study of the Future of Education Introduces Two New Directors

    Corine Fitzpatrick, Ph.D. and Lisa Toscano, Ed.D. will lead the Center.

  5. Manhattan College kinesiology department

    Kinesiology Department Earns Recognition from National Strength & Conditioning Association

    The recognition allows the kinesiology department to provide a professional support network.

  6. Manhattan College students reflect on college experiences in Washington, D.C.

    Manhattan College Students Reflect on College Experiences in Washington, D.C.

    Manhattan College senior Dylan Gray was a featured panelist at New American Colleges & Universities panel.

  7. kinesiology

    New Kinesiology Course Makes Everyday Health a Priority

    Manhattan College students are stepping away from their desks and into the sunshine, where they’re leading lunchtime walks around campus, choosing equipment for a developing playground in Yonkers, and cheerleading for wellness along the way.

  8. students work together in a computer lab

    Kinesiology Course Launches Campus Physical Activity Campaign

    Organized by those enrolled in a new course, entitled Kinesiology & Public Health (KIN 375), the campaign includes events encouraging the school community to get up, get out and have some fun if for no other reason, their health. Throughout the semester, students participate in these and other projects that explore the relationship between kinesiology and a person’s overall wellness. 

  9. student conducts fall prevention research with alumnus

    Exercise Science Major Conducts Fall Prevention Study with Alumni Field Experts

    Exercise science major Shannon Garrity ’15 is investigating the epidemic of falling in older adults with Louis DePasquale ’73 and professor of kinesiology Lisa Toscano ’79 to validate a fall assessment tool comprised of a series controlled pushes—what they call waist-pull perturbations.

  10. Katherine Bowen

    Softball Captain and Physical Education Major of the Year to Deliver Valedictory Address at Undergraduate Commencement

    Newtown, Conn., resident Katherine Bowen ’14 receives Donald J. Carty Valedictory Medal.

  11. Tammy Wood Miller

    Alumna Opens Heart and Home to Special Needs Children

    A conversation with Manhattan College's dean of education set Tammy Wood Miller ’91 on a path of helping those with special needs, including her six adopted children.

  12. Kinesiology Professor Discusses State of Physical Education in New York City Public Schools

    Shawn Ladda addresses how many schools in New York City are not meeting the state’s guidelines at a recent briefing.

  13. Exercise Science Major Gets a Leg-Up On Graduate School

    Maria Toscano ’14, a Jasper Research Scholar, conducted summer research on a topic that changed the course of her life.

  14. College Renames Department of Physical Education and Human Performance to the Department of Kinesiology

    With a growing number of programs and courses being offered, the department of Kinesiology name change further encompasses the expanding field.

  15. Mike Rosario

    Bringing Rugby to the Bronx

    Physical education teacher Mike Rosario ’98 started a rugby team at a Bronx public school. In addition to winning trophies, he's changing lives and building community one player at a time.