This degree program is offered in conjunction with the Department of Exercise and Sports Science, and offers theoretical, practical, and clinical knowledge regarding the function of the human body in response to acute and chronic exercise. Clinical experiences are provided for each area of specialization. The program utilizes a holistic approach to the study of exercise physiology. Focus is on the effects of exercise, diet, weight-training, and other health intervention to improve the quality of life and benefits associated with a more active lifestyle. The program houses a fully operational physiology laboratory with a strong research program.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges