The Department of Exercise, Sport, and Health Education at Radford University maintains that a physically active and healthy lifestyle is central to an institutionís educational mission and an integral aspect of an individualís overall growth, health, development and well being. As scientific and empirical evidence mounts in support of the role of physical activity in personal health, the department considers a physically active lifestyle to be a personís best health insurance.
The Department of Exercise, Sport, and Health Education endeavors to provide equitable opportunities for all individuals to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes to maintain optimal levels of lifelong personal health and physical activity. The departmentís academic programs prepare individuals for leadership roles in a wide variety of school, clinical, and community-based physical activity, sport, fitness, and health programs.
Through strong academic programs, community and school outreach, and applied research-to-practice, the Department of Exercise, Sport, and Health Education at Radford University strives to lead in the promotion of healthy lifestyles. The department aims to not only enhance the preparation of its future professionals, but also to benefit the entire student body at Radford University, the surrounding schools and community, and the Commonwealth. The Departmentís collective efforts provide strong leadership in the development and maintenance of physically active and healthy lifestylesÖone person at a time.
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