Join us in Reno NV | October 11th-13th | 2017 Conference|

Theme: Scholarship of Engagement: Crossroads of Teaching, Research, and Service

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About Us

With a history dating back to 1956, you will find the Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness has a rich history and ongoing commitment to probing the challenges of our time through networking, collaboration, and the exchange of ideas across disciplines.

Focusing on professional development and the academic dissemination of information, the Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness is committed to improving the quality of kinesiology and wellness programs.

Our History

The first meeting of the Western College Physical Education Society (WCPES), originally called the Western College Men’s Physical Education Society (WCMPES). Read more…

WSKW Presidents

Beginning in 1956 with E.C. Davis (from USC) and Golden Romney (from WSU), providing leadership for the Western College Physical Education Society which became the Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness, our organization has benefitted from the committed service of many colleagues. See complete list here.

Rob Thomas, Kelly Johnson

Awards & Recognition

At the annual conference, WSKW presents a young scholar award, honors a faculty member presenting the E.C. Davis Lecture, and recognizes faculty and students for outstanding research presentations. Read more…