Exercise Science - Program Description
The Exercise Science program includes training in sports and
recreational health care. Students who enjoy learning about fitness,
athletic injuries and prevention, and proper nutrition will benefit from
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
Exercise Science 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:
Exercise Science 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)
Exercise Science Industry Organization
The 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.
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