The Movement Science office will be open remotely Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm through December 22. Please direct any questions to movdept@gvsu.edu or call 616-331-3515. We consistently monitor these and will reply within 24 hours during business hours. All GVSU offices will be closed for the holidays December 23 – January 4. We appreciate your understanding during this time.

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Movement Science Spotlights

Movement Science in the News

Athletic training, physical therapy graduate helps players for NFL's San Francisco 49ers perform at highest level

October 07, 2020

Taylor Witczak long knew that he wanted to spend his professional career working with highly motivated athletes at the highest levels of sports. He is fulfilling that aspiration by working as a seasonal athletic trainer for the NFL's San Francisco 49ers.

Dr. Barnes' Research Continues to be at Forefront of Debate

February 20, 2020

Advanced technology or technology doping? GVSU expert's research key part of running shoe debate ahead of Olympics

Graduate receives award for saving life of high school hockey player

February 12, 2020

Grand Valley graduate Eric Schwab recently was honored with a civilian award for saving a 15-year-old hockey player's life at a Hazel Park ice arena.

Dr. Ingrid Johnson Contributes to SHAPE America Blog

February 11, 2020

"The HPE Teacher Recruitment Dilemma and How You Can Help" by Ingrid Johnson and Risto Marttinen

Faculty Invest in Student Success

February 10, 2020

Student Success Network expands three-fold based on good results

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Faculty Spotlights

Kyle Barnes

Early Career Scholar Awardee 2019

Ingrid Johnson Receives Pew Teaching Excellence Award 2019

The Pew Teaching Excellence Awards offer GVSU faculty an opportunity to celebrate the work of their peers as teachers who inspire our students across the disciplines. 

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22 Tenure Track Faculty & 4 Undergraduate Majors
22 Tenure Track Faculty & 4 Undergraduate Majors
1400+ Students
1400+ Students
Average Class Size 24:1
Average Class Size 24:1

Available Positions

General FIT Faculty Position
General FIT Faculty Position