At HHP, we collaborate as an academic community to enrich lives, influence healthy living and enhance human performance. Since the college was founded in 1946, HHP faculty have consistently been on the leading edge of important and emerging health-related issues
Cardiovascular & Muscle Physiology — Learn how exercise can prevent loss of muscle function and reverse heart and circulatory disease. Study how disease, aging and disuse can affect muscles.
Motor Behavior, Biomechanics & Rehab Neuroscience — Learn how muscles and the brain work together to improve performance and neurological impairments like Parkinson’s disease and stroke.
In the Department of Health Education & Behavior, our researchers aim to bridge the gap between scientific knowledge and public understanding of individual and community health and promote behavior change that leads to healthier lifestyles and beneficial health outcomes. Some specific research topics include Community Science & Digital Health, Substance Abuse Research, Health Literacy and Equity, Physical Activity and Obesity.
Sport Management — Lead and develop sports-related businesses and enterprises that are socially responsible, inclusive and effective.
Tourism Management — Help destinations, exotic and domestic, develop new tourism opportunities.