- The department operates three laboratories for learning and research, including labs dedicated to human anatomy, exercise physiology and biomechanics.
- You can pursue fieldwork and internships with local physical therapists, physicians, sports medicine clinics, high school and collegiate sports teams, professional sports organizations, campus, health clubs, corporate wellness departments, and a variety of educational placements.
- Hope offers great athletic facilities, including the Dow Center , the Ekdal J. Buys Athletic Complex, DeWitt Tennis Center , Lugers Fieldhouse, and Van Andel Soccer Stadium . The DeVos Fieldhouse , completed in 2005, offers a state-of-the-art venue for both sports and study.
- Most faculty members are teachers and coaches. Four department faculty members have received National Coach of the Year Awards, and four have received teaching awards.