Congratulations Mindy and Ryan ORLM


Mindy Grabko (ORLM) pictured above received the 2014 Martha Griffiths Award which is granted annually by the Marquette Branch of the American Association of University Women. 


Ryan Stephens, also an ORLM student, recently published a photo. You may see the photo of fat tire biking at: 


To see additional stories about student and faculty activities and travel please click here. 


School of Health and Human Performance

Student Organizations


Check out our newest student organization PESO                                                            PESO2.jpg



Health Promotion Society

RE 357 course

Organization for Outdoor Recreation Professionals

Exercise Science Lab

Student Association for Sports Science

SATO members

Student Athletic Training Organization

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 2014 annual health fair event held on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 10:00am-3:00pm, in the Great Lakes Rooms,  of NMU's Don H. Bottum University Center was a huge success attended by an estimated 400 faculty-staff-and students. Next year's event will be held on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, same time and place. 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.

Athletic Trainers Support 

"Student-Athlete Bill of Rights". ​

Athletic trainers from across the country spent two days in Washington DC at the Annual Youth Sport Safety Alliance Summit and on Capitol Hill talking with senators and congressmen and seeking support for the House Resolution "Student-Athlete Bill of Rights". 


Gretchen Mohny (AT Faculty and Clinical Education Coordinator, Western Michigan University; Julie Rochester, Professor and AT Program Director, Northern Michigan University; Mark Stoessner, Head AT, Grand Valley State University and NMU alumnus.

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

Academic Program Videos

Student talking about Athletic TrainingStudents 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

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. 

Winter 2014 Schedule*
Monday, Jan. 13 through Friday, April 25, 2014

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Wednesday:  10:30 am-4:30 pm
Tuesday:  10:30 am-6:00 pm
Thursday:  8:30 am-4:30 pm
Friday:  9:30 am - noon

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 March 3-7, 2014, Spring Break
Closed March 12, 13 & 14, 2014, Athletic Training Conference

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!

Full story