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Department of Health Care and Sports, Faculty of Human Life Design

Educational Objectives

The Department of Health Care and Sport aims to train students to work on the overall purpose of making people’s lives healthy and comfortable through various physical activities, while providing well-balanced education between knowledge and practice to be able to support all people including children, the elderly, and people with disabilities.

Course Description

The educational objective of the Department of Health Care and Sport is the preparation of students to support all people including children, the elderly, and the disabled to maintain their own health through physical activities. The Department offers the following four courses so that sophomore students could choose specialized courses according to their own interests and needs: Training Science Course, Community Sports Course, Child Health Science Course, and Universal Sports Course.

Training scientific courseCommunity sports courseChild health science courseUniversal sports course

The Department provides students with opportunities to learn about the meaning of human life in health and sports academic fields. Students are expected to have interests in health and sports and learn about how to support people to live comfortably regardless of their skill at sports. 

Details of the four courses

Characteristics of the Curriculum

One of the special features in the curriculum is that a wide range of classes are added to traditional athletic curricula in the department in order to support people’s health, including aerobics, aquabics, and various other physical recreation activities The Department offers fundamental subjects for understanding sports such as history, sociology, and anthropology as well as specialized subjects such as anatomy, biochemistry, sports medication, and coaching skills. Students can also learn about health maintenance and sports management so that they can become professionals to work in the sport and health care industry.

The training facilities in the main gymnasium are fully equipped with various kinds of machines to help training and its related research, including, for example, treadmill running machines and force plate testing machines.

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※Click to view “Healthy Sports Club ASAKA”, one of the Department's unique initiatives.