Achieving leadership and excellence in the field of Exercise Physiology locally and internationally.

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Department of Exercise Physiology seeks to prepare qualified professionals scientifically and professionally who able to compete internationally in the field of exercise physiology especially in health promotion and athletic performance, and able to contribute to the scientific research in order to

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Department of Exercise Physiology seeks to achieve its vision and mission by through a set of goals.

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About Department:

Department of Exercise Physiology has been founded as one of the departments of the College of Sport Sciences and Physical Activity, which was established to implement the decision of the Higher Education Council at its fifteenth council meeting, held on 15.07.1429 H.  to restructuring College of Physical Education and Sport and the Department of Physical Education and Movement Sciences at College of Education to become one college under the name of “College of Sport Sciences and Physical Activity”. The department of Exercise Physiology supervises Physical Fitness pathway as well as offers a Master of Science in Kinesiology and the program will start in 1435-1436 H. The department includes a group of specialists of faculty members in addition to a range of scholarships in different countries in the field of Exercise Physiology. The department also includes a set of laboratories equipped with the latest equipments and instruments at high standard level in order to approach the excellence level in the quality of scientific research and studies in the field of Exercise Physiology. These laboratories will provide a scientific environment for the faculty staff to participate in the construction of scientific knowledge and professional experience through the use of techniques and methods of scientific research. According to the requirements and needs of the labor market for qualified PhD degree holders in Exercise Physiology, the department is looking forward to establish a PhD program in the future. Therefore, the department of Exercise physiology has set its vision, mission and objectives in order to conform and achieve the vision, mission and objectives of the Sport Sciences and Physical Activity College, which was built on the basis of King Saud University strategic plan 2030.