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Exercise Science

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  • Exercise Science Program

    The Exercise Science major prepares students for careers in fitness, exercise science, wellness and health. Students learn to administer health appraisals and fitness assessments; understand exercise techniques; and design exercise programs for healthy adults, athletes and special populations. The exercise science program provides students with the educational experience to develop aerobic, anaerobic and resistance training programs to enhance cardiorespiratory endurance, body composition, strength, power, speed, agility and flexibility. One of the goals of the Exercise Science program is to prepare student for certification exams by nationally recognized health, fitness, sports performance and sports medicine organizations such as the National Academy of Sports Medicine, National Strength and Conditioning Association, American College of Sports Medicine and American Council on Exercise. A four-year degree is required to qualify for advanced health and fitness certifications.


  • International partnerships goal of South Korea, China delegation

    A team of MSUM faculty, administrators and staff leave Dec. 1 for meetings with high schools and universities in South Korea and China for the purpose of partnership-building and bringing new students to MSUM.  The delegation includes Jack Healy, Randy Cagle, Denise Gorsline, Zhimin Guan, Peter Geib, Dan Brekke, and Janet Hohenstein.  The trip will […]

    MSUM Author Featured in McGrath Visiting Writers Series

    November 17, 2015 | 4:30 p.m. | MSUM Library Porch Liz Kisacky Severn, an MSUM English professor and author, will do a reading as part of a book launch of her debut novel, Luce Women, Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 4:30 p.m. in the MSUM Library Porch. The event is part of the McGrath Visiting Writers […]

    Ginther and Humphers-Ginther represent MSUM at Kids Plus Pathway to Careers Expo

    With support from the College of Education and Human Services, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Office of Admissions, Shawn Ginther (Social Work) and Sue Humphers-Ginther (Sociology and Criminal Justice) represented MSUM at the 2nd Kids Plus Pathway to Careers Expo at the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center on October 27. Pathway […]

    Start preparing for the Student Academic Conference

    Student-centered education through mentoring student research and creative activities It’s not too early to inform your students of the upcoming 18th Annual Student Academic Conference. Although the conference isn’t until April 12, 2016, encourage them to start researching and preparing their presentations. Consider making participation or attendance in the SAC part of your spring semester […]

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