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Department of Sport, Leisure and Health Management 1

The dietary habits of Taiwanese people are westernizing as a result of the high economic development and improved living standards of the past few decades. Unfortunately, many death causes also westernized, such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, heart disease, and diabetes. Long-term sitting due to industrialization and technological advancement may have formed part of this result. With the rise of public awareness of health, people began realizing the advantage of exercise and are now eager to spend time on exercise. Some even spend money on the gym. For this reason, the sports industry began to thrive and has become a rising star. As how to improve living quality and enrich the health-promoting knowledge of citizens has become an important issue, people with professional management skills for sports, recreation, and health will become indispensible in our future daily life.

Department of Sport, Leisure and Health Management