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
Dal expertise helps Canadian athletes in Rio
Dal Kinesiology prof Lori Dithurbide and alum Leo Thornley are just two of the hundreds of individuals providing support for Team Canada at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Helping students succeed: Meet this year's Rosemary Gill Award winners
Get to know this year's recipients of Dal's top award for student support: Shelley Caines (Masters of Engineering in Internetworking), Kelly Underwood (Physiotherapy), Barb Hamilton-Hinch (Health and Human Performance) and Chibuike Udenigwe (Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture).
A donation drive for Syrian refugees
Students and faculty/staff in the School of Health and Human Performance are hosting a donation drive for household items, clothing and more on Thursday, December 10.
Our professors aren't only dedicated to student education, they're also active researchers. From the physiology of exercise, HIV/AIDS prevention, and gender-based analysis of health policies to Aboriginal health issues, professors in HAHP are investigating cuttng-edge topics in health and recreation research - all with the goal of making society a better place to live. Find out how you can contribute.
- Award received a little late but in a special way
Sophie Carr, BSc Kinesiology graduate, unable to attend Convocation, receives the prestigious University Medal from Professor David Westwood in Vancouver Island.
- Healthy Population Institute (HPI)
Professor in Health Promotion and Senior Research Scholar Dr. Jacqueline Gahagan at the May 17th event, discussing HPI's focus on health issues amongst marginalized populations.