Physical Activity and Fitness Group

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Health Fitness Specialist logoThe Department of Kinesiology is proud to present the Physical Activity and Fitness Group. This group manages and facilitates three degrees in physical activity and fitness: Undergraduate Program: Health Fitness Specialist; Masters in Physical Activity, Fitness and Wellness; and Masters of Public Health – Physical Activity.


Our vision is to educate, provide practical experiences, and research opportunities for future health fitness/wellness professionalsin order to impact and enhance healthy lifestyles for all.


To prepare qualified, certified and experienced health and fitness/wellness professionals who are capable of impacting society by enhancing healthy lifestyles across all ages.

To train students for careers as leaders in physical activity, fitness, and wellness by providing a comprehensive and cross disciplinary curriculum focused on: (a) the science of physical activity and fitness as applied to diverse populations; (b) the application of science to human movement experiences; and (c) program development, evaluation, and administration.