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.

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Business and pleasure

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

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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.

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Mind and body

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

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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.

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Health Promotion

There are many reasons to study Health Promotion at Dalhousie

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About the School of HAHP

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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

  • The Next 36 selects two of Dalhousie's young entrepreneurs
    Two of Dal's Starting Lean alumni have been selected as part of the 2015 class of The Next 36, an elite program for young entrepreneurs.
  • Composting for stronger soil
    Faculty of Agriculture grad student Carolyn Wilson looks to increase potato yields through stronger, more compost-based soils.
  • Shortening the queue
    With demand at an all-time high, Counselling Services is addressing wait times by increasing its supports for students.
  • Harnessing the power of language
    Student Society Profile: Bobby MacPherson started Dal Gets REAL to join a national movement working to end LGBTQ discrimination.
  • 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.
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