School of Sport and Exercise

At the School of Sport and Exercise we train students to become critical, innovative and entrepreneurial professionals. We also offer training and courses for professionals in the field of sports, work and health. So they can apply the latest insights and theories in their work.

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How do we do that? We incorporate existing knowledge into our degree programs. And we develop new knowledge, so future professionals can integrate seamlessly into professional practice. In short, the School of Sport and Exercise aims for a tightly-connected triangle of education, research and professional practice. 

Education

Home base for bachelor and master programs 

Over 2,000 students are doing a full-time or part-time degree program at the School of Sport and Exercise. They have chosen from one of our bachelor or master programs. Elite athletes are also warmly welcome here, with our special variant of the degree in Sports Science at the Papendal training center.

Dutch taught

Bachelor

  • Teacher Education in Physical Education 
  • Primary Teacher Education in Physical Education 
  • Sport Studies

Master

  • Sports and Movement Innovation 

EducationPOST-GRADUATE COURSES AND TRAINING

Develop yourself as a professional. Take a look at the wide range of courses and training programs we have to offer in the field of sports, work and health. 

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Research

Home base for practice-based research 

Researchers and students work together to tackle social issues. We conduct practice-based research in 2 research centers and 1 center of expertise:

  • Research Center for Nutrition & Sport
  • Research Center for Talent Identification and Development in Sports
  • HAN SENECA Center of Expertise  (see below)

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HAN SENECA CENTER OF EXPERTISE TAILORED SPORTS TESTING AND ADVICE

HAN SENECA is certified as a Sports Medical Advice Center (SMA). You can contact them for a sports medical examination or for individualized sports advice. 

They offer many different sports examinations, such as specific examinations for cyclists and divers. Also, examinations for various sports training programs. 

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Contact

School of Sport and Exercise 

René Tönissen, Dean 

Monique Nederhoed, International Relations Officer

E Monique.nederhoed@han.nl