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Ohio University's new exercise physiology track will prepare students for numerous career paths

January 22, 2020

One of Ohio University’s newest academic programs within the College of Health Sciences and Professions (CHSP) has also developed one of more unique exercise physiology curriculums when compared to its national peers.

CHSP’s Human Performance track, part of its Master of Science in Exercise Physiology program within the School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness, is a new summer-to-summer, 34-hour program that will prepare students for a variety of possible careers, including strength and conditioning for sports and tactical populations, sports analytics, coaching, sport technology, performance equipment sales and more.

The program, which prides itself on bridging the gap between classroom knowledge and meaningful professional application, is especially unique because of its targeted focus on human performance.

Research Moment: Improving therapy for knee injuries [VIDEO]

October 30, 2019

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.

Recent OHIO exercise physiology graduate helps save child's life in Athens

May 20, 2019

Kylie Harper, an exercise physiology graduate from Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions, reacted instantly as both her training and her instincts took over.