What will you learn?
- Learn about human anatomy physiology and function and how it relates to human performance.
- Learn about potential professions in the field of exercise science.
- Explore current health and wellness trends.
- Develop the dispositions required of someone in an exercise science career.
- Explore nutrition and exercise’s relation to health and performance across the lifespan.
- Learn about training concepts and principles.
What will you do?
- Evaluate your personal health and create a fitness plan.
- Analyze and examine the bodies various systems and how proper exercise and nutrition
impacts human health.
- Perform high quality CPR.
- Explore energetics and explain the various energy systems in the body
- Analyze how the heart and lungs adapt to cardio-respiratory exercise
The Exercise Science Area of Concentration is built to introduce and reinforce important
concepts in the realm of exercise science. You will delve deep into human anatomy
and function in relation to performance and perpetration. You will be engaged in multiple
learning activities to develop the knowledge base necessary to excel in this field.
You will also explore job opportunities within the field.
Program Goals & Learning Outcomes
- Analyze and evaluate current health and wellness trends.
- Identify, recognize, explain, evaluate and analyze the 5 Health Related Fitness Components,
the Seven Dimensions of Wellness, Weight Management, and Nutrition.
- Analyze and solve mathematical problems.
- Perform First Aid and CPR
- Discuss, examine, and analyze basic human biology, anatomy and performance.
- Summarize and analyze current issues in health and wellness.
- Research a topic, create a presentation, and present the topic to the class.
- Create a personal fitness program.
- Create a personal fitness program based off of a case study.
- Evaluate personal fitness levels and analyze personal health with a fitness report.
- Analyze and calculate equations from a case study and prescribe a written analysis
of their findings.
- Analyze and calculate a budget.
- Use data to create a statistical analysis
- Become certified in both first aid and CPR.
- Generate a workout that indicates what muscles groups are working, why they would
benefit from the workout, and explain the importance of technique.
Meet the Faculty
Our experienced, knowledgeable faculty are excited to share their expertise with you
and prepare you to succeed in the diverse, dynamic field of exercise science.