Sedentary lifestyles are a leading risk factor for chronic disease, making the promotion of healthy physical activity more important than ever. With a concentration in physical activity, you will build the skills to effectively encourage healthy lifestyles within communities and organizations. You will learn how to assess behavior, design physical activity interventions, and develop public health policies.
Students enrolled in the program will receive individualized advising and coaching to assist them as they prepare for their professional careers. Students are highly encouraged to become involved in the community. Faculty help identify opportunities and make connections in the Bloomington community and beyond. Our diverse student backgrounds and interests allow students to learn from each other and expand their perspectives. This is supported by our overall team philosophy.