Health/Physical Education

College of Health and Human Sciences

Health/physical education teachers provide experiences that enable students to be physically educated persons who have learned the skills necessary to perform a variety of physical activities, are physically fit, participate regularly in physical activity, know implications of and benefits from involvement in physical activity, and value physical activity and its contributions to a healthy lifestyle. Our program also produces educators who promote healthy behavior outcomes by enabling students to comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention, practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks, analyze the influence of culture and other factors on health, use goal setting and decision making skills to enhance health, and advocate for personal, family, and community health.

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Contact Information


hhsundergrad@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-8533

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Athletics

Healthcare Services

Medical Sciences and Technologies

Teaching and Education