Professors Carlson, Coleman, Joubert, and Tremethick along with NMU's HPO Health Educator Lenny Shible and six NMU students presented and attended the 2014 MAHPERD Conference in Traverse City. 

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News and Information


Interested in Wildland Firefighting?  Students from the Wildland Firefighting program will be traveling to Florida over spring break for hands on experience with prescribed burns in Florida. 


Community Health Education students Tyler LaPlaunt, Rachel Sabin, and Sara Hellman presented at the 18th Annual Celebration of Student Research, Creative Works and Academic Service Learning (ASL) on Thursday April 11th, 2013. They presented the ASL work accomplished in the Fall 2012 semester of their Health Communication course. Please see full story.

Interested in Dance?

Please see the performance information for the 2013-14 academic year.


Current AHA Certification Course Offerings Information


The 2015 annual health fair event will be held on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 10:00am-3:00pm, in the Great Lakes Rooms, of NMU's Don H. Bottum University Center.  Each year the health fair committee invites non-profit, health-promoting agencies to take part in this event by setting up an interactive display and/or screening. Please come to this free event sponsored by the Health Promotion Society, Ada Vielmetti Health Center, Center for Student Enrichment, Don H. Bottum University Center, Finance and Administration, Health and Wellness Committee, Health Promotion Office, College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies, School of Health and Human Performance, School of Nursing, Office of the President, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Office, Public Safety and Police Services, UAW Local 1950, UAW Local 2178, and David and Martha Haynes.

Academic Program Videos

Students talk about their experiences and opportunities within the majors of Health and Human Performance.

Athletic Training 
Community Health Education
Management of Health and Fitness  
Outdoor Recreation Leadership 
Physical Education - Coaching  
Sports Science

Exercise Science Laboratory

Exercise Science LabThe laboratory houses a wide array of contemporary instrumentation for research in biomechanics, exercise physiology and more.  The lab provides academic experiential learning opportunities for students.  The GetFit adult fitness program is also based in the laboratory. Full listing of lab equipment


Injury Clinic - PEIF Suite 226

D SAM_0024_tlarge.JPG o you have a sport or physical activity related injury?  We may be able to help!

The Injury Evaluation and Care Clinic is a FREE service to NMU students and is also available to faculty, staff and their family members, as well as NMU alumni. 

Fall 2014 Schedule*
Tuesday, Sept. 2 through Friday, Dec 5, 2014

Hours of Operation:
Monday:          10:00 am -   5:00 pm
Tuesday:         10:30 am -   8:30 pm
Wednesday:      8:00 am -   7:30 pm
Thursday:          9:00 am -   8:30 pm
Friday:               9:00 am -  12:00 pm
                      &  1:00 pm  -   5:00 pm

Appointments strongly recommended

To request an appointment email or call 227-2174. Walk-ins also welcome.

*The Clinic is closed when classes not in session due to class cancelations and academic breaks.
Closed November 24-28, 2014, Thanksgiving Recess
Closed  December 5 - January 12,  Winter Break

Alumni Spotlight

Management of Health and Fitness Alum

Stephanie Howe

Management of Health and Fitness Alum Stephanie Howe is featured on the latest issue of Running Times (pictured). Click here to read more about Stephanie and her adventures after graduation from NMU!

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