Institute of Physical Education, Health & Leisure Studies

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Institute of Physical Education, Health and Leisure Studies (PEHL), founded in 2005, is an integral part of today’s lifelong education. One of the largest and top-ranking institutions of its kind in Taiwan, the PEHL offers a master’s program leading to careers as educational and health-related specialists, recreational managers, physical education and health-related educators, coaches and researchers. These research- and practice-oriented experiences are provided through its three laboratories: Exercise Physiology, Sports Biomechanics and Recreation and Leisure Studies. Moreover, these centers and laboratories offer numerous opportunities for research with highly cited faculty. The faculty members are ranked among the most productive researchers in Taiwan.

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Motor Skills Disorders Medicine & Life Sciences
Exercise Medicine & Life Sciences
Bone and Bones Medicine & Life Sciences
Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
Joints Medicine & Life Sciences
Executive Function Medicine & Life Sciences
Cognition Medicine & Life Sciences
Tennis Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 1998 2018

Research Output 1999 2018

Insulin-Like Growth Factor I
Cognitive Dysfunction
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A
2 Citations

Does the use of outdoor fitness equipment by older adults qualify as moderate to vigorous physical activity?

Chow, H-W. & Ho, C. H., 2018 Apr 1, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 4, e0196507.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

physical activity
Equipment and Supplies
Energy Metabolism
energy expenditure

Effects of Event Service Quality on the Quality of Life and Behavioral Intentions of Recreational Runners

Ma, S-C. & Kaplanidou, K., 2018 Apr 10, (Accepted/In press) In : Leisure Sciences. p. 1-21 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

quality of life