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Exercise and Sport Science

Exercise and Sport Science

Program Overview

The Associate of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science program is designed to prepare each student for a successful career as an entry-level Exercise Specialist. The curriculum places emphasis on general health, fitness, and nutrition in conjunction with professional behaviors and technical skills.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science program is designed to prepare each student in the application of health, fitness, sport, wellness, and nutrition as an Exercise Specialist. The curriculum facilitates the successful completion of internationally recognized certifications and the ability to transfer their knowledge to seek a graduate degree in health care.

Students enrolled in the BS in Exercise and Sport Science degree program can select concentrations in:

  • Applied Exercise Physiology
  • Health and Human Performance

The concentration selected will help each student improve their skills for their future discipline.

These degrees can equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in this growing industry.

Exercise and Sport Science

Program Objectives

Upon completion of the Associate of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science program, students will be prepared to:

  • Construct health- and fitness-related assessments and decipher those results to develop appropriate exercise prescriptions for all ability levels.
  • Investigate health and fitness components to indoctrinate individuals regarding exercise sessions.
  • Correlate between exerciser physiological adaptations and psychological factors of fitness and exercise programs.
  • Interpret biomechanical principles and their relationship to optimal movement for sport and exercise.
  • Analyze and evaluate real-world experiences through the appropriate legal, professional, and ethical means of care to patients, clients, and athletes.
  • Identify and execute specific safety protocols to use in diverse situations. Develop communication strategies and styles that are appropriate for different facilities and subjects.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Science program, students will be prepared to:

  • Construct and design specific exercise programs based on effective and efficient interpretation of general and sport-specific assessments for necessary development, monitoring, and motivating of athletes/clients/patients.
  • Advance student skills for proper execution and delivery of one-on-one, small, and large group training sessions for general and special populations, as well as team and single athlete settings.
  • Deconstruct specific health risk factors playing a role in the development and implementation of fitness and exercise programming for injury prevention, special population consideration, and corrective exercise strategies with regard to scope of practice.
  • Link the concepts of anatomy, physiology, motor development, and kinesiology for improved perception of human movement and error detection and correction strategies with movement patterns.
  • Familiarize management, marketing, and promotion techniques of a future health and fitness professional, as well as within specific facilities and markets of interest to build a business and/or individual brand.
  • Assess the main components of qualitative and quantitative research that can assist students in making proper evidence-based practice decisions and attempt to justify theories developed based on prior research knowledge.

Contact Keiser University today to learn more about our Exercise and Sport Science degree programs.

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Degree Levels Available: Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science
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