Department Chair: Xihe Zhu

The Department of Human Movement Sciences (HMS) is dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. We advocate a healthy lifestyle that includes human movement as an essential component of the physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being of all humans across the life span. Courses of study include exercise science, health and physical education, sport management, and recreation & tourism studies. Publications listed here are either copyright of the ODU author, open access, or those for which publishers allow a version to be available in an institutional repository.


Browse the Human Movement Sciences Collections:

Human Movement Sciences Faculty Books

Human Movement Sciences Faculty Publications

Human Movement Sciences Theses & Dissertations