Applied Exercise Science Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Applied Exercise Science Program students will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge in the exercise sciences including: anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, Kinesiology and biomechanics, ECG interpretation, exercise testing and prescription, motor learning and nutrition.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of and clinical proficiency in the following content areas for both apparently healthy and chronic disease populations: a) pre-participation screening/ health risk appraisal and stratification, b) fitness assessment and evaluation c) the design of individually tailored exercise prescription, d) appropriate exercise techniques.
  3. Recognize the importance of interprofessional collaboration in the delivery of safe, high quality care within the health care system/exercise science field.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written formats.
  5. Recognize the importance of ethically-grounded care for diverse clients, patients and/or athletes.
  6. Successfully challenge entry-level professional certification examinations from the American College of Sports Medicine and/or the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
  7. Participate in activities to promote life-long learning and professional development.