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Health and Human Performance

Welcome to the Department of Health and Human Performance

The Department of Health and Human Performance offers a major in Physical Education and Health.

The Physical Education and Health curriculum is designed to prepare prospective K-12 teachers to be active and thoughtful practitioners in a community of learners. Courses are aimed at evaluating, improving and applying skills through knowledge and inquiry in a professional manner.

Department News

'Live Well, Teach Well' gives education students healthy living tips

Elon Teaching Fellows and the School of Education co-sponsored a program that shared with future teachers advice and activities that foster more balanced and holistic lifestyles.

Health and human performance senior lecturer and students featured in international training video

Amanda Tapler, senior lecturer in  the Department of Health and Human Performance, and Elon students are featured in an international training film  for The Jamkhed International Institute for Training & Research. 

In My Words: New Year resolutions require 'SMART' approaches

Liz Bailey in the Department of Health and Human Performance shares in regional newspapers her advice for setting realistic and obtainable goals for improving your life in the new year.

Carol Smith presents Mabel C. Robinson Memorial Lecture

Carol Smith, associate professor of health & human performance, presents at Alabama State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Esposito and Walch present at ISSOTL

Judy Esposito, Human Service Studies, and Resa Walch, Health and Human Performance, present at the International Society of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference.