Health and Human Development

Assistant Professor Mary Hunt of the Health and Human Development Department studies several aspects of sexual and reproductive health. But an area of enduring fascination is the complexity of people’s attitudes about abortion.

“You probably know someone who has had an abortion — and yet…

“My participants yelled that loud and clear in studies,” says Jessyca Arthur-Cameselle, associate professor of sport and exercise psychology and co-director of the Center for Performance Excellence at Western Washington University. She’s been studying collegiate and older athletes who have…

Western Washington University Assistant Professor of Health and Human Development Kristen Chmielewski has won the History of Education Society’s 2020 Eggertsen Dissertation Prize.  

Her dissertation, “’In Any Way Physically or…

The Department of Physical Education, Health, and Recreation at Western Washington University recently changed its name to the Department of Health and Human Development in order to emphasize the goals and outcomes of its programs in kinesiology/physical education, health and recreation.

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