The aim of the Council is to make an effort to promote that quality of life most conducive to the realization of one's highest creative potential through the promotion of physical activity and fitness.
- To encourage basic research in physical activity and physical fitness.
- To foster research in areas of physical activity, fitness, and nutrition.
- To standardize tests in physical fitness and the assessment and the measurement of physical activity.
- To encourage research based upon the standardized tests and measurements.
- To encourage research to enhance participation in physical activity and the improvement of physical fitness.