BS Human Performance in Clinical Settings

BS Human Performance in Clinical Settings

Human Performance in Clinical Settings (BS)

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Human Performance in Clinical Settings prepares students interested in careers related to the field of Exercise Science. These include: Corporate Fitness, Hospital Based Fitness and Wellness Centers, Community Based Fitness Centers, program development for Strength and Conditioning along with other Exercise Science related fields. Students develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to successfully promote improvements in health, fitness, and performance for a variety of populations.

Graduates will be prepared to earn national certifications through the American College of Sports Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the National Academy of Sports Medicine, the International Society of Sports Nutrition and many others. Many of the courses completed in this program are common prerequisite courses for those individuals looking to apply for graduate programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant programs, cardiac rehabilitation, and other allied health professions. These courses provide a good knowledge base for these graduate programs

Internships, research and professional development experiences will be part of this academic program, building both skills and a professional network for students. Individual mentoring of students by our faculty, who are leaders in professional organizations, will open new opportunities for students to secure graduate assistantships, leadership opportunities and research opportunities.


Skill Development Includes
Students will develop the ability to interpret electrocardiograms and analyze electromyography recordings. They will perform fitness assessments including: maximal oxygen consumption tests, body composition analysis, mobility and cognition assessments, postural, gait, and functional movement analysis using state of the art equipment. With all components of the program, students will develop effective verbal and written communication skills.

 

Program Guide: Click "Program Guide to view the course sequencing for the program

 

 

Faculty

Faculty for the BS of Human Performance in Clinical Settings

Careers

Careers in Human Performance in Clinical Settings

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Research

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