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THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND KINESIOLOGY


The Department of Health and Kinesiology (HLKN) is the largest academic department at Texas A&M University and generates over 98,000 credit hours and 203,000 (Modified) weighted student credit hours each year.

As one of four departments in the College of Education and Human Development, HLKN is currently home to over 3,500 undergraduate students, 246 master’s students, 70 doctoral students (3,921 total), 179 minor students, 103 faculty members, 32 staff members and 87 funded graduate assistants.

Divisions of Health & Kinesiology

The department is comprised of four divisions: Health EducationKinesiologySport Management and the Physical Education Activity Program. Each division offers various degrees and outreach programs promoting continuing education for students and the community.

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Division of Health Education

Prepares students to help people improve their health, and thereby the quality of life, through effective health education, powerful networking, strong leadership, meaningful research and selfless service to others.

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Division of Kinesiology

We give students access and appreciation for all things kinesiology, emphasizing the biological basis to exercise and movement.

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Division of Sport Management

The Sport Management Program is one of the top 5 programs in the country.

Health & Kinesiology Physical Education Activity Building

Division of Physical Education Activity Program

PEAP offers health and fitness activity classes to every Texas A&M student.

Former Student Highlight


KOURTNEY MARTIN


During her time as a Group Fitness Instructor at Texas A&M Rec Sports, she was presented with the opportunity to instruct WELLNESS WORKS! fitness sessions to faculty and staff at Texas A&M. She went on to complete her graduate internship with WELLNESS WORKS! before being named Employee Wellness Coordinator in 2017.

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FROM OUR FORMER STUDENTS


Chandler Stout ’15 discusses her experience as a Sports Management Major at the College of Education and Human Development. Chandler has been heavily involved in student organizations such as Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Freshman Leaders in Progress, Conference on Student Government Association Committee, Big Event, Relay for Life-Aggieland and Fish Camp.

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CPR First Aid Training

CPR First Aid Program


Two courses are offered through the Continuing Education CPR First Aid program: the American Hearth Association HeartCode BLS (CPR) and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons First Aid. The HeartCode BLS course is intended for healthcare providers and covers CPR skills, use of an automated external defibrillator and relief of foreign body airway obstruction. The First Aid course is for anyone interested or required to take first aid.

Both courses are open to the public.

DATES

SPRING SEMESTER 2018

  • January 26 – 28
  • February 23 – 25
  • April 13 – 15

MEETING TIMES & LOCATION

  • Friday 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Saturday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

All courses will be located in 216 Heldenfels Hall.  Please allow a few extra minutes before the class to locate the room.

COST

Cost is $135. To register for a course, go to the Texas A&M Marketplace.

Contact


DR. MICHAEL SANDLIN

Clinical Associate Professor
318B Blocker
(979) 862-1232
msandlin@tamu.edu

DR. JUDY SANDLIN

Clinical Associate Professor
515 Harrington Tower
(979) 862-7963
jrsandlin@tamu.edu

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