Exercise Science Minor (for non-exercise and sport science majors)

Celebrating the Exercise and Sport Science Department's centennial in 2013-14

Exercise and Sport Science

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  • TAG : Exercise and Sports Science Core (31-32 hours)
  • The U-M Office of Research, U-M Athletics, and the U-M Office of the Provost have provided an initial $3.5 million of seed funding to support ESSI's efforts to coordinate and expand research on exercise and sport science across campus in partnership with industry.

    Through the theory and practical application of exercise science principles, the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences prepares students to address growing societal concerns about -- and interest in -- fitness, wellness, sport, injury prevention, and rehabilitation. We accomplish this mission by offering three majors:

  • of the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Verona has been looking at this issue for several years. It started with a roundtable discussion he had at the 2006 Congress of the Australian Association for Exercise and Sports Science with several academic sport scientists (see: )

    As a UQ exercise and sport sciences student, you may direct your studies towards a specific specialisation for careers in elite athlete development, sports conditioning and performance, clinical measurements or corporate and community health and fitness. You will graduate with a highly respected ‘Honours’ qualification, also opening up opportunities for careers in research.

    Graduate Learning Outcomes

    Course Learning Outcomes

    Discipline Specific knowledge and capabilities

    Demonstrate autonomy, responsibility and well-developed theoretical and technical knowledge within the broad disciplines of exercise and sport science.


    Demonstrate clear and accurate communication using a range of modes to select and deliver relevant information.

    Digital Literacy

    Use a range of digital tools within exercise and sport science environments to accurately and efficiently locate, evaluate, and disseminate information, including the collection and analysis of data.

    Critical thinking

    Use information from multiple sources of evidence to inform decision making applied to exercise and sport science.

    Problem Solving

    Independently deconstruct a range of real world and complex problems within exercise and sport science environments to formulate, execute and evaluate possible solutions.


    Demonstrate the capacity to learn and work independently, taking personal responsibility for actions and outcomes commensurate with priorities and timeframes established both personally and by others.


    Consistently demonstrate professional behaviours while making effective contributions across a range of roles when undertaking collaborative work within intra- and inter-disciplinary teams.

    Global Citizenship

    Practise ethical and professional behaviours with an awareness of, and sensitivity to, diverse global and local perspectives in exercise and sport science.

  • The Department of Exercise and Sports Science believes that diversity is crucial to our pursuit of academic excellence, and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We support UNC’s policy, which states that “the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to equality of opportunity and pledges that it will not practice or permit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression”.

    As a exercise and sport sciences graduate you will be eligible for membership of the professional organisation, Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA), as an Accredited Exercise Scientist (AES) and an Accredited Sport Scientist (AspS)*. This is the only Bachelors degree in Australia to meet Sport Science accreditation requirements by ESSA.

See Exercise and Sports Science Core Requirements above.

In the University of Evansville’s exercise and sport science program in the School of Public Health, students find a dynamic environment for the study of health, fitness, wellness, and sport.