Exercise & Sport Sciences

The Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences (ESS) offers unique fieldwork and internship opportunites based upon a student's major: Athletic Training; Clinical Exercise Science; Exercise Science.

Fieldwork and internships 

  • Athletic Training
    A minimum of 4 credits must be earned in EXSS36500 (Internship in Athletic Training I) and EXSS45500 (Internship in Athletic Training II), both of which are taken for variable credit.

  • Clinical Exercise Science
    Students are required to complete two fieldwork experiences: EXSS17300 (Fieldwork in Clinical Exercise Science I) & EXSS37300 (Fieldwork in Clinical Exercise Science II). Each fieldwork is for 1 credit. Students also choose between one of two internship experiences: EXSS47300 (Internship: Preventive Clinical Exercise Science) or EXSS47400 (Internship: Rehabilitative Clinical Exercise Science). Both internships have 6-12 variable credits.

  • Exercise Science
    Although not required, students may choose to enroll in an exercise science internship experience; EXSS46000 (Internship in Exercise and Sport Sciences). This course may be taken for 6-12 variable credits.

Department contacts:

Dr. Paul Geisler
Athletic Training Program Director
Office: Hill 48
Phone: 274-3006
E-mail: pgeisler@ithaca.edu

Dr. Gary Sforzo
Clinical Exercise Science Internship Coordinator
Office: CHS 323
Phone: 274-3359
E-mail: sforzo@ithaca.edu

Frank Micale
Clinical Exercise Science Assistant Internship Coordinator
Office: CHS 319
Phone: 274-1685
E-mail: fmicale@ithaca.edu

Dr. Thomas Swensen
Dept. Chair & Exercise Science Internship Coordinator
Office: CHS 313
Phone: 274-3114
E-mail: tswensen@ithaca.edu

Jackie Wandell
ESS Administrative Assistant
Office: CHS 313
Phone: 274-3189
E-mail: jwandell@ithaca.edu

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