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Adult Division: 330-729-4100

High School: 330-729-4000

STEM+ME2: 330-729-4000 Ext.1207

Curriculum Highlights

Exercise Science

Program Description

The exercise science pathway includes training in sports and recreational health care. Students who enjoy learning about fitness, athletic injuries and prevention, and proper nutrition will benefit from this pathway.

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The course will cover the folllowing subjects:
  • Strength and conditioning, flexibility, speed and agility techniques
  • Nutrition and exercise program design
  • Physical theraphy and rehab concepts
  • Taping and bandaging techniques

Students in this program will learn:

  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Health appraisal and fitness testing
  • Exercise programming
  • Nutrition and weight management
  • Injury recognition and prevention
  • Rehabilitation techniques and safety practices
College Connection

Higher Education Options

Students enrolled in Exercise Science need to take anatomy and physiology, preferably as juniors, as part of their college prep curriculum. Students may earn credit if they meet the post-secondary schools criteria, and requirements.

Articulation Agreements with the following institutions:

  • University of Akron
  • Youngstown State University
  • Kent State University
Career Resources

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Career Options

Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:

  • Athletic trainer
  • Fitness instructor
  • Personal trainer
  • Physical education teacher
  • Recreation director
  • Sports medicine
  • Physical therapy
  • Nutrition counselor

Industry Credentials

Exercise Science students will be elegible to earn credits in:

  • Personal Trainer (3 credits)
  • EMT (12 credits)
  • CPR (1 credit)
  • OSHA (1 credit)

Industry Organization

HOSA future health professionalsThe purpose of the HOSA organization is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program.

Mahoning County Career & Technical Center

7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406 • High School - 330-729-4000 • Adult Division - 330-729-4100

The MCCTC offers a group of passionate professionals ready to help you begin your career. Since 1972, MCCTC has provided thousands of students with the education to lead a successful career and life. Once enrolled in one of our diverse programs, your options and potential are limitless.

The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center offers adults an opportunity to start or advance in a career. MCCTC Adult Career Center offers Industry Credential Programs, professional development classes and other courses to put you on the right track.

Governing Board Members

  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, President
  • Michael Stanko, Vice President
  • Attorney David Engler, Board Member
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Ms. Beth Donofrio, Board Member
  • Mr. Ronald Shives, Board Member
  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, Board Member

Additional Board Information

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