From medical patients to professional athletes, meet the psychophysiological needs with clients of all abilities through this dual program. Learn how to assess and prescribe the most recent evidence-based physical treatments, soundly based on modern counseling and mental performance enhancement techniques. Through our assistantship opportunities, gain applied practice with real clients of local collegiate teams and health programs. Students pursuing careers in exercise physiology, athletic training, and coaching, will all obtain a valued comprehensive skillset in maximizing their clients' full capabilities.
Concentration in Human Performance
- SYSTEMIC RESPONSE TO EXERCISE
- STRENGTH & CONDITIONING
- TRAINING PLAN PRESCRIBING
- MOTIVATION, REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGY
- COUNSELING THEORIES & TECHNIQUES
- PSYCHOSOCIAL ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT
Graduate Job Ready
This concentration prepares you for obtaining external certifications by the American College of Sports Medicine. Career examples of recent graduates include:
Army human performance research
Major Boston hospital cardiopulmonary rehabilitation specialist
Major Eastern university human performance research
Collegiate athletic trainer (with NATA certification)
Athlete strength & conditioning specialist with a prominent athletic conditioning center
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Graduate Program Chair
Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training
324 Center for Health Sciences
Ithaca, NY 14850