Institute of Physical Education, Health and
The Institute of Physical Education, Health and Leisure Studies (PEHL),
founded in 2005, is an integral part of today’s lifelong
education. One of largest and top institutions of its kind in Taiwan, the
PEHL offers a master program leading to careers as
educational and health-related specialists, recreational managers,
physical education and health-related educator, coaches and
These research- and practice-oriented experiences are provided through
its three laboratories: Sports Physiology, Sports
Biomechanics and Recreation and Leisure Studies. Moreover, these centers
and laboratories offer numerous opportunities for
research with highly cited faculty. Faculties in the institute are ranked
among the most productive researchers in Taiwan.
The mission of the Institute of Physical Education, Health and Leisure
Studies is to promote health, examine leisure behavior and
leisure services through creation, transmission and application of
knowledge related to physical activity. Furthermore, the Institute
prepares students able to delivers services, manage resources and teach
others to do so.
Provides advanced certification for teachers in the public school, P-12.
May also qualify the graduate for teaching and/or coaching
at the collegiate level. For non-teacher certification degree, it focuses
on management roles in the sport/leisure industry. Qualifies
the graduate for positions may range in health-related specialists,
recreational managers and coaches.