Kinesiology

Centers & Institutes

The department of Kinesiology has facilities available for both research and education.  These facilities range from laboratories to studios and are located in several places on the Indiana University, Bloomington campus.

Office of Underwater Science and Educational Resources

The Academic Diving Program conducts research on underwater resources and promotes sustainable use of those resources.

Program Website


Counsilman Center for the Science of Swimming 

Named for legendary IU swimming coach and educator James “Doc” Counsilman, the Counsilman Center for the Science of Swimming serves as a research facility that provides state-of-the-art scientific assessment for swimmers of all ages and abilities.

Center Website


Counsilman Center Indiana Swim Team

CCiST was established in 2003 with the purpose of providing a quality competitive swimming experience through close interaction with researchers and students affiliated with the Counsilman Center. Through close interaction with researchers and students affiliated with the Counsilman Center, CCiST is dedicated to providing a quality competitive athletic experience and to encourage our swimmers to achieve their full potential as they become confident, competent, and caring leaders of  the future.

Team Site


The President's Challenge Physical Activity and Fitness Awards Program

No matter what your activity and fitness level, the President's Challenge can help motivate Americans to improve by encouraging them to make being active part of their everyday lives.

Program Website


Underwater Science Lab

A thousand square foot facility located in the basement of the School of Public Health, the lab hosts environments designed to rehabilitate materials recovered during marine archaeology expeditions. Students learn conservation techniques necessary to remove harmful ocean salt from the objects so they can be cleaned in preperation for research and display in museums.


The Wynn F. Updyke Center for Physical Activity

The mission of The Wynn F. Updyke Center for Physical Activity is to encourage participation in physical activity for people of all ages and abilities, enhance academic preparation, and contribute to a healthier society.