Health & Sport Sciences

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Welcome to the Department of Health & Sport Sciences

Dr. Lincoln Gibbs - ChairOur mission is to promote the University’s commitment to core values of excellence, student-centeredness, learning, community and civic engagement, and diversity. We are committed to mentoring and educating our students to become informed, responsible and productive citizens of an increasingly diverse and interdisciplinary society.

Our department offers professional programs that meet national standards of excellence and lead to three Bachelor of Science degrees: Community Health, Exercise Science and Physical Education, and four tailored minors: Athletic Coaching, Exercise Science, Health, and Outdoor Education Leadership. We will welcome our first cohort of graduate students in our newly launched Master of Athletic Training Program in Summer, 2016.

Our faculty are among a diverse community of scholars with research interests that span the fields of health and professional studies. We are housed in Maggs Physical Activity Center and Teacher Education and Technology Center at Salisbury University.

We encourage you to explore our site and become acquainted with our programs, faculty, staff, and student interests.

Lincoln A. Gibbs, EdD, MPH, CHES
Chair, Department of Health and Sport Sciences

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Breaking Ground: New AT Graduate ProgramDr. Jenny Toonstra AT.jpg

Dr. Jenny Toonstra, Program Director of Athletic Training, prepares for inaugural cohort in the new Master of Athletic Training Program.


Founding Chapter: Eta Sigma Gamma Honorary

Eta Sigma GammaDr. Brandye Nobiling, Program Director of Community Health, welcomes inaugural National Health Education Honorary, Eta Sigma Gamma (Epsilon Xi Chapter) to SU.

New Department Staff
HSS welcomes Amie Ozazewski, Administrative Assistant I, to our team!

Course Prefix Change
Gen. Ed. course, PHEC 106, was approved to undergo a prefix change to FTWL 106.

Study Abroad
SU students prepare to participate on a health education project in Belize, Central America with Dr. Gibbs in Winter 2016.

MARC ACSM Conference
Dr. Mazzetti leads Exercise Science students to this year's American College of Sports Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Quiz Bowl win!

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