College of Communication & Education

Mission

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The mission of the Department of Kinesiology is to communicate and create knowledge about sport, exercise, and physical activity. The department achieves its mission through innovative and engaging instruction, scholarship, and professional service. The uniqueness of our integrative discipline is that we work directly to promote lifelong learning and participation in human movement to enhance quality of life for all.

Exercise Physiology Program Mission Statement

The mission of the exercise physiology program at California State University, Chico, is to increase the breadth and depth of knowledge regarding the scientific basis of exercise and physical activity and the effect of movement on health, disease prevention, human performance and rehabilitation. We facilitate this mission by engaging students in research, enhancing their preparation for entry into post-baccalaureate employment and advanced study in graduate and professional programs.