State-of-the-art facility – The department is housed in the Student Recreation Center, a $32 million facility which includes a fitness center, swimming pool, racquetball and tennis courts, a climbing wall, and multi-purpose gymnasiums.
Specialty Labs – Students gain hands-on experience in our Exercise Physiology Lab which features a temperature and humidity control chamber, anatomical diagrams, infrared motion capture technology and a hydrostatic weighing tank. An Athletic Training Lab is also available which features adjustable treatment tables, exercise and rehabilitation equipment.
One of a kind programs – The department houses one of the 12 accredited graduate programs in the United States and the only program approved in Michigan that supports the special physical education approval through pursuit of a master’s degree.
Experienced Faculty – Since 1994, the department faculty has authored over 200 publications and over 500 presentations have been made at international, national, regional, state and local professional conferences.
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