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Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Kinesiology is to facilitate wellness among individuals through the study and application of human movement principles across the lifespan and through the management of and participation in physical activity, exercise and sport.

This is accomplished by providing excellence in instruction, scholarship, and service through a mulitdisciplinary approach including:

  1. Programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels designed to prepare professionals in human movement, sport, and exercise-related careers;
  2. Courses that promote general education and interdisciplinary concepts;
  3. Activity courses and programs designed to induce physical, cognitive, and affective adaptions; and 4) specialized service programs for the community.