Department: Human Performance and Health Education
Major: Exercise Science: Human Performance
This program offers an Accelerated Graduate Degree Program.
Exercise Science is the study of the acute responses and long-term adaptations the human body experiences with physical activity and exercise. The Exercise Science major includes coursework in the basic sciences, physiology of exercise, biomechanics, fitness assessment, exercise testing and prescription, strength and conditioning, sport psychology and the clinical aspects of exercise.
The Human Performance Concentration is ideal for students who wish to continue their education in exercise science areas such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, and motor control as well as conduct related research.
The program also offers an Accelerated Graduate Degree Program (AGDP) option.