The mission of the Exercise Science major is to advance students’ previous and current knowledge of exercise, fitness, health and wellness by providing a series of scientific courses related to exercise science.
This BS degree is designed for those students who are interested in applying theoretical and practical aspects of exercise, fitness and wellness within clinical, educational, private and community settings. This curriculum also provides preparation for graduate programs related to exercise science.
- Degree Requirements (PDF)
- Course Descriptions (PDF)
- American College of Sports Medicine (External link)
- National Strength and Conditioning Association (External link)
Congratulations to the students whose research findings were presented at the 2012 National Conference of Undergraduate Research (NCUR) hosted by Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. Their work was a collaboration between our Exercise Science program in SHAHS and the Psychology Department.
Laura Shupe and Cameron Shaver - "Difference Between Trained and Untrained Individual Responses to Ergogenic Expectancy"
Katie Whitley and Matt Skelly - "Personality Factors and Ergogenic Expectancy"
Monica Stewart -" Prevalence of Masked Obesity Amongst a Young, Non-Sedentary Population"
Fall 2011 Graduates
Front Row (l to r): Morgan Dull, Oriana Perez
Back Row (l to r): Brandon Edwards, Sara Kiser, Lindsey English, Kate Brinkley, Daneal Frank, Matt Hempson, Laura Hopper
Faculty member Marsha Todd presents the Fall 2011 Outstanding Exercise Science Graduate Award to Sara Kiser.
Dr. Deb Dowd
Mr. Christian Barnes
Hanover Hall 202B
Dr. Robert Boyce
Ms. Tamlyn Shields
Dr. Lisa Sprod
Hanover Hall 201D
Dr. Wayland Tseh