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

  • Working for the people
    Dalhousie Legal Aid Services often flies under the radar, but it provides important services to Dal students, to those in need in Halifax, and to the law students learning on the job.
  • Rebel with a cause
    At first glance Devene Sinclair looks like your average 19-year-old. But the 1st-year engineering student is anything but.
  • Tigers Weekend Recap (Jan. 22‑25)
    The Tigers had success on the road and fought tough battles at home this weekend.
  • G2 Athletes of the Week (ending Jan. 26)
    (Halifax, NS) Dalhousie University presents our G2 Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, January 25, 2015.
  • 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.
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