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Zachary Heath

Zachary Heath

PHYSH Faculty


  • MS in Education: Eastern Oregon University
  • BS in Physical Activity and Health: Eastern Oregon University

Zachary Heath has been an instructor for Eastern for the past two years. He comes back to Eastern for his third year teaching within the department of Physical Activity and Health in all three concentrations (Exercise Science, Physical Activity and Sport; Health and Wellness). Zach has worked with a number of students guiding them to find their comfort zone within the major and setting them up for success. With a broad range of interests Zach has found himself working within the community on many different projects including; Special Olympics, Grande Ronde Retirement Center, UC Fit Kids, Oregon Safe Routes to School, and Wallow Avalanche Center. Students of Zach’s will have the opportunity to work on all projects listed above and volunteer for their community. Finally, he encourages all students to practice what we preach and to join him for some physical activity (PA) out on the trails.

Courses Taught
PES 131 Foundations of Physical Activity and Health
PES 180 Tennis
PES 180 Summer Fitness
PES 209 Practicum
PES 409 Practicum – Capstone
PES 407 Seminar – Aging
EXS 213 Qualitative Analysis of Human Movement
EXS 440 Motor Development
EXS 444 Adaptive Physical Activity
HWS 250 Personal Skills for Healthy Living
HWS 298 Health and Fitness for Life
HWS 225 Nutrition
HWS 314 Health and Humanities
HWS 317 Global Health
HWS 352 Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion
LS 403 Sr. Project/Capstone

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