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In 2010 our doctoral program was ranked 4th in the United States by the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education, and we were ranked #1 in placement of doctoral students in higher education positions.
Stephen Silverman, professor of education and chair of the Department of Biobehavioral Sciences reacted to a recent study showing that many public school students in New York City do not receive state-mandated physical education or physical activity during the school day, despite studies that show it improves academic achievement.