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Our vision is to be the leading undergraduate and graduate Kinesiology program in Canada and among the world's best in strategic areas of strength through innovation and excellence in research, teaching and service.

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Our mission is the discovery, communication and application of knowledge through the multi-disciplinary study of human movement, exercise and the relationships between physical activity and health. This approach incorporates biological, psychological, sociological, historical, organizational and professional practice perspectives. We aim to inspire a passion for lifelong learning and discovery, and strive to prepare our students to become leaders and valued members of society.



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