Click here if you are not redirected. Applied Exercise Science With an international reputation as a leader in the field of exercise science, Springfield College was one of the first institutions in the United States to develop the Applied Exercise Science (AEXS) major in the late 1980s. The major emphasizes that physical activity is inextricably linked to good health, and focuses on a preventing health problems. The curriculum has a strong science base, including courses in exercise physiology, exercise prescription for normal and special populations, measurement, nutrition, and management. Students learn to prescribe exercise programs for a wide range of populations interested in physical fitness, and to develop, implement, and interpret fitness and health assessments and maintenance programs for individuals and groups.

Applied Exercise Science One of the program’s strengths is the “hands-on” experience that students gain through fieldwork on the campus and in exercise and fitness facilities around the country. Students are strongly encouraged to choose one of the following specializations.

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Exercise Science and Sport Studies Timeline

Exercise Science and Sport Studies Timeline
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