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
Tennis Medicine & Life Sciences
Executive Function Medicine & Life Sciences
Joints Medicine & Life Sciences
Cognition Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 1998 2020

Research Output 1999 2020


Acute and regular exercise distinctly modulate serum, plasma and skeletal muscle BDNF in the elderly

Máderová, D., Krumpolec, P., Slobodová, L., Schön, M., Tirpáková, V., Kovaničová, Z., Klepochová, R., Vajda, M., Šutovský, S., Cvečka, J., Valkovič, L., Turčáni, P., Krššák, M., Sedliak, M., Tsai, C. L., Ukropcová, B. & Ukropec, J., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Neuropeptides. 78, 101961.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Skeletal Muscle

Aerobic exercise modulates transfer and brain signal complexity following cognitive training

Wang, C-H., Moreau, D., Yang, C-T., Tsai, Y. Y., Lin, J. T., Liang, W. K. & Tsai, C-L., 2019 May 1, In : Biological Psychology. 144, p. 85-98 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Student theses

An Electrophysiological Investigation of Motor Imagery between Healthy Elderly and Young Adults

Author: 富傑, 康., 2014 Aug 21

Supervisor: Tsai, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Examining Customers’ Perceptions of Brand Equity from Three Tourism Factories

Author: 國傑, 凌., 2014 Aug 24

Supervisor: Chow, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis