Physical Activity Promotion

Physical Activity Promotion students will acquire an understanding of the measurement, determinants, and outcomes of physical activity. The major focus of the program is on promotion of lifestyle physical activity in children, adults, and older adults in a variety of settings. Graduates of the program will be well-prepared to continue graduate study in epidemiology or measurement of physical activity and to work in settings where they develop and deliver policy regarding physical activity, manage physical activity facilities, or promote physically active lifestyles with non-clinical populations.

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The Department of Kinesiology is a member of the American Kinesiology Association.


National Academy of Kinesiology Top Ten

The Ph.D. program in Bioenergetics and Exercise Science has been ranked as a Top 10 program in the country by an independent company (Academic Analytics) and by the National Academy of Kinesiology that benchmark academic and research excellence.