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Benefits of Membership in the American Kinesiology Association

Enjoy the benefits of membership!

Faculty members of an AKA member department must create a unique site account. 

Log in, or create a new account to receive full access to all the benefits of the AKA website.


Education – AKA provides professional development opportunities and information for faculty and students

  • Workshops - leadership and educational opportunities for faculty leaders
  • Careers in kinesiology – helpful information and links for students and faculty advisors
  • Graduate program and assistantship listings – opportunities for member departments to post information about their graduate programs


Communication/publications – AKA keeps you informed of current issues in kinesiology and higher education

  • AKA web site – www.americankinesiology.org/ - your link to the AKA and its functions
  • Kinesiology Today – quarterly newsletter with informative articles and information
  • Kinesiology Review – a joint effort of the AKA and National Academy of Kinesiology, this new electronic journal will publish reviews of research and applications
  • Kinesiology Colloquium - concise updates and reviews of scholarly topics dealing with sport, exercise and many other forms of physical activity
  • Kinesiology Kinnections—an E-newsletter on current articles from the field of Kinesiology
  • White papers, position statements, and other reports
  • Targeted surveys to address issues relevant to kinesiology, e.g., faculty salary survey


Resources – AKA provides useful information for faculty leaders and serves as a valuable resource for commonly needed services

  • Career center – advertise your jobs on the AKA website; AKA emails new job postings to 800+ departments every two weeks
  • Timely news, announcements, and event calendar
  • Strategic planning service – access to an AKA strategic planning facilitator
  • Links to all member departments and affiliate organizations


Awards – AKA recognizes and publicizes student achievement

  • AKA National Undergraduate Scholars
  • AKA National Graduate Scholars
  • AKA Graduate Student Writing Awards


Annual departmental membership dues: Doctoral degree granting departments: $900,

Master’s degree granting departments: $500,

Undergraduate degree granting departments: $300,

and associate degree granting departments: $150


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