Welcome to the Department of Health & Human Performance
Promoting human performance and health-related quality of life for all.
The Department of Health and Human Performance at Texas State University is a leader in preparing students for careers in adult fitness, athletic training, exercise and sports science, health and wellness promotion, physical education, and recreation therapy and administration. Our faculty are nationally and internationally known for their research in athletic training, biomechanics, exercise physiology, health, physical education, recreation, and special populations. Recent visiting scholars to the department have come from Brazil, Egypt, and Korea. Many of our alumni go on to graduate or professional training (kinesiology, medicine, physical or occupational therapy). The department also provides a rigorous and diverse Physical Fitness and Wellness (PFW) program of activity courses for all Texas State students.