The Exercise Science minor is designed to give students an understanding of the human body and how it responds to exercise and injury at all stages of life. Courses are designed to give students an understanding of the physiological adaptations and benefits associated with exercise, common sports related injuries, and the science behind typical rehabilitation protocols. Students would gain knowledge regarding the benefits and drawbacks of different types of training and nutritional regimens as well as hands-on experience in a field of the students’ choosing: athletic training, coaching, research, personal training, or physical therapy.
The following courses would be required to earn the minor:
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Class of 2007 Majors: Biology and Theology
In the jungles of South America, Brian Burke ’07 found his calling.
“I wasn’t sure I wanted to pursue medicine,” he recalls, “until I went to Ecuador.”
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