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Sport and Movement Studies

College of Education and Professional Studies
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Sport and Movement Studies


The Department of Sport and Movement Studies is dedicated to empowering our students through lifelong learning, the advancement of knowledge, and community engagement.


Our department is committed to excellence for faculty, staff, and students, and the greater global community.  We strive to facilitate an innovative and passionate teaching and research environment through leadership, service, and scholarship. One of our goals is to foster a student-centered environment where individuals can develop skills, knowledge, and dispositions necessary to be exceptional in their chosen fields.


  • Quality of life:  Healthy and active lifestyles; healthy and sustainable communities
  • Professionalism:  Ethics, honesty, respect, integrity
  • Commitment to Learning:  Relationships, relevance, rigor, 
  • Diversity:  Ideas, people, and cultures
  • Leadership:  Service and life-long learning.


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