The Center for Exercise Medicine and Sport Sciences

The Center for Exercise Medicine and Sport Sciences (formerly known as the Exercise Medicine and Sport Sciences Initiative-EMSSI) is a recently formed unique multidisciplinary program that  promotes scholarly activities and innovative discoveries in all fields associated with movement, including exercise and sport sciences, exercise medicine and rehabilitation.  The Center is dedicated to  enhancing human health and wellness through undergraduate and graduate teaching, basic and translational research, development of innovative technologies, service to the community, and clinical activities.

This website provides details about the background, mission and organizational structure of the CEMSS and highlights the various research and educational activities associated with exercise on the UC Irvine campus.

 B.S. Physiology and Exercise Sciences–accepting applications NOW

“Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders in the Health Sciences-Today”

Application Deadline Extended: June 30, 2018

Details about the program here


Latest News »

Explaining exercise: New campus initiative fosters interdisciplinary study of how physical activity promotes good health Study of physical activity, health to be a major exercise at UC Irvine: launching an undergraduate degree program


BS Exercise Sciences welcomes inaugural class facebook-icon1-300x300

Leadership »

The Center for Exercise Medicine and Sport Sciences is led by an internal executive committee composed of campus leaders from biology, engineering, social sciences, medicine and the arts.


EMSSI Internal Advisory Committee

EMSSI External Advisory Committee

Research Highlights »

Our Initiative promotes multidisciplinary research related to activity, exercise, sports and rehabilitation.

Read more about some of the exciting research directed at  improving human health and wellness.

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