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HESS Strategic Plan

Texas Tech University and the Department of Health, Exercise and Sport Sciences are committed to providing excellence in teaching, research and service. Our nationally and internationally recognized faculty lead the way in offering the highest quality educational experience to intelligent, motivated students. Our students and our faculty share a passion for working with people to improve their quality-of-life across the lifespan. Our research efforts are dedicated to answering questions related to disease and disability prevention, human performance, health enhancement and maintenance, motor development and control, management of collegiate and professional sports and effective teaching across the age span. Our instructional efforts are dedicated to the transfer of knowledge as we prepare our students to assume their roles in improving the health and well-being of an increasingly diverse society. Visit this page often for updates on departmental activities and items of interest; delve deeper to discover the many facets of the Department of Health, Exercise and Sport Sciences at Texas Tech University and what we have to offer you today and in the future.


Mission Statement

Committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, the Department of Health, Exercise, & Sport Sciences promotes intellectual, personal and professional development and strives to enhance quality of life through the advancement of knowledge in health and human performance.


Vision Statement

The department will be nationally recognized for its promotion of health and human performance through its scholarship in teaching, research and service. The Department of Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences values the following: