Mission Statement

Department of Kinesiology and Health Education


We enhance health and quality of life through innovative research, community engagement and educating future leaders in health promotion, exercise science, physical culture and sport.


We are a community of engaged and innovative scholars, educators and students. We aspire to lead the world in the study and promotion of health and physical activity, to create interdisciplinary collaborations and to be recognized for the excellence of our teaching, the impact of our research and the quality of our graduates.



Working with the highest standards of integrity as our programs strive to lead the nation and change lives for the better.

Welcoming Community

Prioritizing an accessible and welcoming culture that values, respects and seeks to represent and benefit from a range of experiences.


Actively seeking mutually beneficial relationships toward shared goals.

Community Engagement

Developing and sustaining community partnerships to achieve positive societal outcomes, build expertise and increase the relevance of our work.

Contact Information

Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
The University of Texas at Austin
2109 San Jacinto Blvd., Stop D3700
Austin, TX 78712-1415

Main Office: 512-471-1273
Fax: 512-471-8914