Feb 28, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 University Catalog

Clinical Exercise Physiology Concentration for Kinesiology


The Clinical Exercise Physiology concentration is a 24-credit optional concentration for students in the Kinesiology major in the Department of Health and Kinesiology. The concentration provides students with the knowledge and practical experience to become leading professionals in the field of health and fitness focused on promoting healthy lifestyles as well as preventing and treating chronic conditions. Students will be prepared for careers in specialties including cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, preventative cardiology, diabetes prevention and management, obesity prevention and treatment, and oncology rehabilitation.  Students will be well positioned to sit for and pass certifications from the American College of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, National Academy of Sports Medicine, and more. Students completing the concentration will also be competitive candidates for advanced training and education in areas such as physical therapy, clinical exercise physiology, occupational therapy, medicine, and other related disciplines.