Upon successful completion of the Applied Exercise Science Program students will:
- 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.
- 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.
- Recognize the importance of interprofessional collaboration in the delivery of safe, high quality care within the health care system/exercise science field.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written formats.
- Recognize the importance of ethically-grounded care for diverse clients, patients and/or athletes.
- Successfully challenge entry-level professional certification examinations from the American College of Sports Medicine and/or the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
- Participate in activities to promote life-long learning and professional development.