Introduction to the Department

The Health and Human Kinetics Department has created innovative courses for each major and minor, helping you prepare to move on to diverse work environments. You will have good options for graduate school or starting a career immediately after graduation.

Department Features

  • You may choose to find an internship to gain professional experiences in the area of your choice. Students have interned at NBC Sports, the New York Knicks, the Philadelphia 76ers, the Columbus Crew, the Columbus Blue Jackets, local golf courses, fitness centers, newspapers, and physical therapy clinics.
  • The Health and Human Kinetics Program oversees OWU’s student-taught Cooking Matters classes. These classes teach Delaware-area participants how to prepare the food they receive from local pantries.

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Featured Event

OWU hosts National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Ohio State Conference October 5, 2019

NSCA State Conferences are an exceptional way to learn cutting-edge research and application techniques, along with breakthrough performance methods used by top professionals around the world. Come learn, participate, and network October 5 with fellow colleagues in the Ohio and Midwest region while earning CEUs. All NSCA conferences provide CSCS® and NSCA-CPT® Continuing Education Unit (CEU) opportunities.

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Department Contact Info


Edwards Gymnasium
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3725
F 740-368-3751

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Department Contact

Chair: Christopher Fink
Associate Professor of Health and Human Kinetics
Edwards Gymnasium 107

Academic Departmental Assistant: Wendi Kay
Simpson Querrey Fitness Center 3