Studying bodies in motion

Dal's kinesiology program offers several labs for students: a computer lab, a bone lab, and others for exercise physiology, environmental physiology, and biomechanics.


Business and pleasure

A prof in the Recreation Management program, Laurene Rehman explores how leisure impacts the lives of workers in different environments.


Focusing on strengths

Therapeutic Recreation prof Susan Hutchinson wants to bridge gaps between clinical and community recreation services to promote positive mental health and overall well-being.


Mind and body

Dr. Derek Kimmerly's ressearch investigates how the brain and nervous system affect physical performance - and vice versa.


Healthy living

In the Health Promotion program, Kirk Furlotte has discovered an interest in finding solutions to health issues affecting men and members of the transgender community.


Health Promotion

There are many reasons to study Health Promotion at Dalhousie


About the School of HAHP


At the School of Health and Human Performance, our interprofessional learning environment encourages you to build your critical-thinking skills while exploring how leisure and recreational activities enhance and impact our lives. You could learn about injury prevention and athletic performance, or the benefits of leisure activities in different groups such as cancer survivors and home-based workers. Find out more.

HAHP in Dal News

  • Accredited and inspired
    The Faculty of Computer Science's accreditation by the Canadian Information Processing Society has been renewed — an accomplishment that speaks to the continued quality of its programs and opportunities for students.
  • Ready, set... reduce!
    Dalhousie's annual Ecolympics showdown kicks off Friday, with students from across campus competing to lower their energy and water consumption. Learn how you can take part.
  • Rowe students impress at Vermont Case Competition
    Student Andrew Faircloth was the top undergraduate presenter and his teammates earned a best-ever finish in the international Family Enterprise Case Competition at the University of Vermont.
  • Celebrating student‑athlete success
    Nearly 90 of Dalhousie's stellar varsity student-athletes were celebrated at the 16th annual Academic All-Canadians Luncheon, an event recognizing impressive academic achievement.
  • Membership of Dentistry task force announced
    University of Ottawa Professor Don McRae and human rights lawyer Nitya Iyer will join Professor Constance Backhouse on the Task Force on Misogyny, Sexism and Homophobia in the Faculty of Dentistry.
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