About the university
National Taiwan University of Physical Education and Sport (NTUPES) is a college specialized in sports in Taiwan. NTCPE F.C. is their main football (soccer) club. NTUPES was originally established on 12 June 1961 as Taiwan Provincial College of Physical Education. In 1992, the school was renamed as Taiwan Junior College of Physical Education, then as National Taiwan College of Physical Education and finally as National Taiwan University of Physical Education and Sport in 2011. National Taiwan University of Sport aims to an international, holistic, and dedicated learning environment. The learning and research in NTUS combine both basic and applied sciences to meet the needs in the global society. While developing these professional capabilities, NTUS also emphasizes the nurture of mind and character. Following the University Motto, Pursuing Expertise and Integrity, Be Strong and Hardworking, NTUS dedicates strong efforts to establish the appropriate attitude toward all aspects of life. NTUPES also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.
About academics/campuses/affiliated colleges
The first department in Taiwan Provincial Junior College of Physical Education was Department of Physical Education. Department of Leisure Sport and Department of Dance were later established in 1993 and 1994, respectively. When the name was changed to National Taiwan College of Physical Education in 1996, Department of Sport Performance was established. The institution has expanded to sport and health industry to meet the needs in the twenty first century, adding Department of Sport Management in 1999 and Department of Exercise Health Science in 2003. The International Master Program in Sport Management was established in Vietnam in 2007, the first of its kind in Taiwan and Vietnam. The newest program is Department of Sport Information and Communication, established in 2010. As of 2014, NTUS offers 9 undergraduate programs and 8 master programs in 3 colleges: College of Sport Education, College of Sport Performance, and College of Sport Industry. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Taiwanese higher education organization. This university ranks 104 country wide and 6668 worldwide.
The NTUPES football club has participated in domestic football leagues since 1983. In recent years, they use different team names due to league regulations.
• Enterprise Football League 2008: Molten Tso
• Intercity Football League 2008: Chia Cheng Hsin
• Intercity Football League 2009: Kaohsiung Yoedy
The 2,000-capacity Tainan Football Field is used for home games. NTUPES is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Taichung (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Taichung County. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cha-Yi county. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Taiwanese higher education organization. NTUS is located in the downtown area in Taichung, the largest city in central Taiwan, with the population of 2.7 million. The campus is across the street from the famous I-Chung business and tourism district. NTUS is located in the most liveable city in Taiwan with great accessibility and pleasant weather year-round.
The Present research includes the research on
• Sodium bicarbonate can prevent decline in skill performance in prolonged tennis matches - A study led by Dr Chen-Kang Chang, the Director of Center for Sport Science Research in Central Taiwan.
• Regular exercise can prevent side effect of an immunosuppression drug - A study conducted by Dr Chen-Kang Chang, the Director of Center for Sport Science Research in Central Taiwan, in cooperation with faculty of NTUS, China Medical University.
• Improving CV fitness has a positive influence on academic performance and Remaining highly active reduces the risk of subsequent insomnia - A study led by Dr. Li-Jung Chen, Professor of Department of Exercise Health Science.