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About the Department


The Department of Physical Therapy & Kinesiology's mission is to promote health and participation in a global society through:

  • Teaching of theory and practice of physical therapy and exercise physiology in classroom and community-based settings preparing graduates to practice their chosen path with knowledge, competence, and respect for human well being.
  • Scholarship that advances multidisciplinary scientific research to provide education and practical application of movement science; and
  • Community service in partnership with local, regional, and national organizations advancing intervention and prevention-based strategies in health.

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