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

  • Art that inspires
    The Dalhousie Art Gallery's annual Student, Staff, Faculty and Alumni Exhibition, which runs until December 21, showcases the artistic talents of the university community.
  • Songs of the season
    Photos from the Annual Dalhousie Carol Sing, which brought together Dal community members and their families in a choir to perform seasonal favourites.
  • Excellence in order
    Dal faculty members Wanda Thomas Bernard and Stan Kutcher were inducted into the Order of Nova Scotia this month along with former Dal chancellor Richard Goldbloom.
  • Statement from President Florizone on next steps to address offensive social media comments
    Statement regarding offensive social media comments.
  • Protecting the brain
    Dr. Alon Friendman, Dal's new William Dennis Chair in Epilepsy Research, is on the leading edge in advances for early detection and diagnosis of damage to the brain's "shield" – the blood-brain barrier.
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