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
Muscle Physiology — Muscles are affected by disease, aging or disuse. Learn how exercise can prevent loss of function and lead to overall well-being.
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.
Cardiovascular Physiology — HHP’s latest research shows how exercise can reverse heart and circulatory disease.
Athletic Training — Learn how musculoskeletal injuries occur, how to prevent injury and speed recovery and rehabilitation.APK
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.