Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation

Research, Creativity, and Professionalism

The Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Recreation focuses on being recognized for teaching, research, creativity and professional activities, and services as they relate to mental and physical health and overall quality of life in a diverse society. The Department's academic programs are state and national leaders in their fields supported by world class faculty.

The mission of the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation shall be to support and encourage an in-depth understanding of the nature and functioning of human beings in their physical, health, and leisure behaviors and the programs which facilitate the enhanced quality of life. The Department intends to accomplish this mission through the academic preparation of professionals, contributions to the professional body of knowledge, and provision of service to the university and community at large.