INTRODUCTION: Soon after the establishment of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, several departments were made functional. Likewise, the Department of Physical education was established due to the keen desire expressed by various sections of society.
The primary aim of the Department of Physical Education & Sports is to produce the best physical Educationists. The reason behind this is the importance of public health and general fitness. The public is aware of the importance of this discipline raise voice for trained teachers in their schools, colleges and other institutions. The Department was made functional to meet the needs of trained physical educationists across the region.
Quality in Physical Education is the top priority of this Department because in past there was an extreme shortage of standard institutions in the field of physical education. The Department of Physical Education & Sports will provide services to the sportsperson and will train teachers, coaches, trainers and sports organizers; who will not only equipped with the latest knowledge in physical education but will also willing to apply their knowledge into their respective fields to bring positive changes in the society.
VISION: The Department of Physical Education and Sports focusing on “A Sound Mind in a Sound Body” through the promotion of a healthy lifestyle in the Society. Its envision to become a Centre of Advanced Research, Fitness and Recreation a leading body in Physical Education and Sports in the Province.
MISSION: The Mission of the Department of Physical education and sports is to inculcate on students the advanced physical education knowledge, practical analytical skills and excellent research ethics for employment in the field of sports, private organizations, and public sector academic organizations and to prepare the students for the pursuit of higher education.