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.

    • NOTE: Fall 2014 is the last semester students will be admitted to the Clinical Exercise Science degree program. Students interested in CES are encouraged to enroll in the new Clinical Exercise and Wellness or Strength and Conditioning concentrations available in the Exercise Science degree program. 

  • 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. Patrick McKeon
Athletic Training Program Director
Office: Hill G66
Phone: 274-1455
E-mail: pmckeon@ithaca.edu

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

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

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