Why HPERS?

The areas of health, physical education, recreation and sports is one of the fastest growing industries today. Due to knowledge about the benefits of healthy and active lifestyles
becoming more common place, the field has grown and expanded rapidly over the years.
All ages, from adolescents to the elderly are spending billions of dollars and taking part in the millions of others who have chosen to increase their own mental,
emotional and physical health through programs and activities.

Shepherd University's HPERS Department is here to offer you a great opportunity to take part in a revolutionary field, where you can integrate your own passions,
 with those of a needed profession!

          

RECR Programming Students completing presentations

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  Inclusive Recreation students complete Service Learning Project
at Berkeley Senior Services Center 




                              







Environmental Education class teaches at Ranson Elementary School - Fall 2013





      Shepherd Summer Interns - Summer 2013


            
 
     Dr. Stacey Kendig visits student Katie Ozga in Springfield, VA;              Allison Jones enjoying her internship with the Hagerstown Suns;              Cindy Brockman and fellow interns