The Health and Exercise Sciences (HES) Department at Truman State University offers programs that focus on the study of human life. Graduates become professionals who want to make a difference in the world and help improve people's lives, and they do this by assuming leadership roles in a variety of health related professions.
The mission of the Health and Exercise Sciences Department is to prepare students of strong academic ability and character to become agents of change for the health and well-being of all people.
The HES Department offers three undergraduate programs, each studying a different aspect of human life, and a minor in coaching.
Dr. Jerry Mayhew, (HES Professor), Richie Schumacher (ES Graduate & Leadership Grad Student), David Meyerhoff (May ’14 ES Graduate), & Courtney Meyer (AT Student), pictured on the left, Mrs. Jana Arabas (HES Instructor) and Mrs. Brenda Embree (HES Administrative Assistant), pictured on the right, collaborated with the strength coaches at the University of Missouri to […] Read More
Laura Stark, a senior Exercise Science major, is interning with CES Performance in Houston, Texas this summer (May 14th-July 24th.) During her internship Laura is working as a Sports Performance Coach for athletes of all sports. She trains grade school and high school athletes as well as college and professional athletes on the field and […] Read More