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Health and Human Performance Collection Development Policy

Department of Health and Human Performance
Library Liaison: Dr. Lori Buchanan
Faculty Representative: Dr. Anne Black

Location of Collection: Woodward Library, Level 3

Overall Collecting Level: Desired level is C= Advanced Study Level

Purpose and program description: Provide programs in teacher training, professional preparation and development of competencies in the area of health education, exercise science and wellness, and provide related field experiences. The Department provides general core courses for lower level undergraduates.

  • Accrediting body: N/A
  • Degrees offered: B.S. in Health and Health & Human Performance with Concentrations: Public Health, Applied Exercise Science, Healthcare Management, K-12 Teaching, and Human Movement. M.S. in Health and Human Performance with Concentrations: Public Health Education; Sport and Wellness Leadership; and Performance Enhancement and Coaching. M.H.A. (Masters in Healthcare Administration).

Collection Development Plan

Targeted Areas: Health Services administration, health care management, public and community health, exercise physiology, motor learning

General Collection Guidelines

Languages: English

Chronological Guidelines: A= Pre 1900; B= 1900-1960; C=1961-present

Dates of Publication: 2008 - present

Geographical Areas: English-language countries, except outdoor life and recreation leadership which are United States only.

Noted Publishers: Society for Public Health Education; Human Kinetics; American Public Health Association; American College of Sports Medicine; National Academy of Sciences; Johns Hopkins University Press; and other academic presses

Review Sources: Choice Reviews Online; GOBI Spotlight Lists

Material Formats Collected: monographs

Material Formats Excluded: workbooks, textbooks, review copies, computer software, instructional software, books on CD or tape (library storage/operational constraints)

Other General Considerations: N/A

Statement of Collection Strengths and Weaknesses: N/A

LC Subject Subdivisions: Health (Medicine); Physical Education; sports medicine; public health

  • Recreation. Leisure (GV1-191.1)
  • Outdoor recreation. (GV191.2-200.6)
  • Physical education and training (GV201-556)
  • Sports (GV557-1198)
  • Children’s games (GV1202.9-1218.4, 1469.15-1469.9, 1564-1579)
  • Dancing (GV1580-1799)
  • Public Aspects of Medicine (RA 1-1270)
  • Sports medicine (RC1200-1245)

Related Subject Areas: allied health, biology; nursing, leadership and organizational administration

Impact of Local, Regional, or National Cooperative Programs: N/A

Other Considerations: N/A

Date Prepared: 9/2005; Last Updated: 12/2017