Welcome to the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at Utah State University. This is your first step in selecting a great program, at a great university, in a spectacular environment. If you have an interest in working with people to enhance their quality of life through physical activity then we have a degree for you.
World famous traveler returns! Rich Gordin will report on 2014 Olympics experience on March 21, HPER Department at noon. For story go here.
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Application deadline for HPER and College Scholarships is past. Apply next year beginning December 2014.
Sarah Godfrey, stellar Master’s Student in Health Education Completes Internship. Story here.
Julie Gast makes headlines again! Selected as president-elect of the School Health Education and Services Section of the American Public Health Association. Congratulations, Julie!
2009 Parks and Recreation graduate, Bryce King, making a name for himself in Hurricane, UT. Read all about it here.
Brennan Thompson, former MS Student Accepts Faculty Position at Texas Tech University. More here.
HPER Alumni Mike Williams, Atlee Zipf, Make Us Proud.
Mike Williams, BS 1996 Physical Education, credited with helping save basketball player Danny Berger, has been honored by Utah State Legislature. Mike has also been awarded the Heartsaver Hero Award by the American Heart Association. Read more here.
Student Athletes Excel on the Field.
The Mental Edge.
California Ski Bum.
Utah State football player and Human Movement Science major McKade Brady was named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division I first-team. McKade is only the 7th Aggie in school history to receive this honor. Read more.
Welcome to Sydney Schaefer and Bree Studenka who join the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department as assistant professors in Human Movement Science. More here.
The Aggie Legacy Fields officially opened for business on Thursday, September 27, 2012. Students have been enjoying the fields (unofficially) since the beginning of Fall semester. More here.
USU students rock on the Certified Health Education Specialist Exam
100% of the health education students who took the CHES in 2011 passed (the national pass rate is 75%) and our test scores on all of the 7 competency areas of the CHES were above the national cohort. Way to go health education students!