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Applied Exercise Science

Applied Exercise Science

Dig into human performance with a Physical Education degree concentration in Applied Exercise Science

This concentration offers specialized courses to meet students’ academic needs, including biomechanics, foundations of strength and conditioning, foundations of therapeutic exercise, and the applied exercise science senior practicum. The practicum will provide the theoretical background and practical application required to pursue graduate-level allied health programs, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, human performance, and clinical exercise science. The concentration provides students with the prerequisite coursework for graduate programs in allied health, as the industry continues to evolve. More importantly, the concentration will provide students with the content knowledge and applied skills needed to find success in the fields of exercise science and human performance. Graduates will typically enroll in graduate-level programs in athletic training and human performance.

Course Highlights

  • Biomechanics
  • Foundations of Strength & Conditioning
  • Foundations of Therapeutic Exercise
  • Applied Exercise Science Field Experience