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.
Wednesday, Oct. 5 | 6-8:30 p.m. | CMU Ballroom After more than 30 years, Dr. Andrew Conteh is retiring and moving to California. Before he leaves, we want as many people as possible who have been touched by this extraordinary man to say “thank you.” We also want those who wish to personally honor in […]
The Fall 2016 Religious Studies Speaker Series has been announced. Praise More, whose _ _ falls_ _, or What Do We Know About Martyrs in Performance on the Early Modern Stage? Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 | 7 p.m. | Langseth Hall 118 Dr. Adam Kitzes, PhD Department of English University of North Dakota Injustice and Faith […]
MSUM alumni A.J. Schlee, Andy Werk and Taylor Huss were sworn in as the Moorhead Police Department’s newest officers on Friday. The trio graduated in 2015 with degrees in criminal justice. Help us in thanking Schlee, Werk and Huss for their service to the community! See coverage of the event from WDAY, Valley News Live […]
Five faculty — Mary Dosch, Janelle Miedema, David Paul, Vicki Riedinger, and Lisa Stewart — just returned from a leading a two week study abroad in Peru with 23 students. For the second year in a row, the group was a cross disciplinary service-oriented group consisting of undergraduate and graduate students from education, psychology, speech […]