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Applied Health Sciences and Wellness

Applied Health Sciences and Wellness

Where High-Tech Meets Healing Touch

The School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness is the home of the divisions of Athletic Training, Combined Master of Science and Dietetic Internship, Exercise Physiology, and Food and Nutrition Sciences. Our academic programs provide excellent classroom and hands-on experiences that prepare students for a variety of healthcare professions. The strong science foundation that is a part of all of our majors also makes our programs an excellent pathway for preparation for a variety of other professional programs, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant and medical school. Our goal is to help students reach their professional goals.

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Dustin Grooms

Research Moment: Improving therapy for knee injuries [VIDEO]

It’s not uncommon for athletes to tear their anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL), a knee injury that requires a stint in physical therapy. Dustin Grooms, an associate professor of athletic training in the Ohio University College of Health Sciences and Professions, is concerned about the high number of athletes who return to the court or field and injure their ACL again.

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