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Exercise Science and Nutrition

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On-Campus

Exercise Science and Nutrition

Fuel Excellence and Elevate Your Career with an Exercise Science and Nutrition Degree from St. SWAG视频 University

Combine fitness and wellness into a holistic discipline with St. Kate's unique exercise science and nutrition major.

Hands-on Experience in the Field and in our Modern Research Labs

St. SWAG视频 University's exercise science and nutrition program prepares students to become highly skilled professionals in the field.

Our two state-of-the-art research labs 鈥 Food Science and Women鈥檚 Health Integrative Research (WHIR) 鈥 allow students and faculty to explore ways of moving, fueling our bodies, and honing our athletic skills.

Our program offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes the following areas:

  • Exercise Science: You'll learn about the scientific principles of exercise and physical activity, including anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and exercise physiology.
  • Nutrition: You'll learn about the science of nutrition and how to apply it to improve human health and well-being.
  • Exercise Physiology: You'll learn how the body responds to exercise and how to design and implement exercise programs to achieve specific goals.
  • Sports Nutrition: You'll learn how to develop and implement nutrition plans for athletes to improve their performance and recovery.
  • Clinical Nutrition: You'll learn how to use nutrition to prevent and treat diseases and improve chronic health conditions.
  • Public Health Nutrition: You'll learn how to develop and implement nutrition programs to improve the health and well-being of populations.

Courses like prepare you to sit for nationally recognized certifications such as the American College of Sports Medicine Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP) exam.

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St. Kate鈥檚 exercise and sport science program is fully accredited by the .

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