exercise and sports

Welcome to the Department of Exercise and Sport Science

Department Chair’s Welcome

As the chair of the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Utah I would like to welcome you to our website.  We encourage you to explore the variety of undergraduate and graduate programs we offer and to acquaint yourself with our extraordinary faculty and staff.  The ESS faculty and staff are completely dedicated to helping each of our students succeed academically, socially, and in pursuit of their career dreams. We work hard to provide our students with access to the resources necessary to accomplish their goals. Our dedication to excellence is clearly reflected in our mission vision seen below!

Mission

We enhance health, quality of life, and human performance through discovery, dissemination, and application of the scientific foundations of physical activity.  

Vision

Working together, we aspire to be globally recognized for excellence in advancing the knowledge and practice of physical activity and mentoring future leaders in our discipline.

In health,

Dr. James C. Hannon