Department of Health and Human Performance

Mission Statement

The Department of Health and Human Performance supports the mission of the University by providing quality teaching and research in a variety of interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs. Faculty, staff, and students engage in basic and applied research, encourage community and university service, and develop educational and community partnerships.

Emphasis is placed upon effective instruction and creative activity in optimization of health and lifestyle modification, enhancement and maximization of physical performance, effective management and promotion of sport, provision of services in varied recreation and leisure settings and prevention of illness and athletic injury.

The department strives to improve and update academic offerings to keep pace with the continually evolving fields that comprise health and human performance in a student centered learning environment.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to be globally recognized for providing an inclusive student-centered learning environment, distinguished by quality teaching, integrated scholarship, and strong community involvement.