Institute of Physical Education, Health and Leisure Study
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 researchers.
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.