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Why Ithaca College
The level of scholarly achievement by the faculty and students in this program is on par with major doctoral-granting research universities. Students wishing to pursue a research focus will find our outstanding Clinics and Labs, up to date equipment and technology, and most of all, a highly adept faculty. Our track record of getting students into the PhD programs of their choice is near perfect, so if research is your main goal, do not think that we are too small to produce outstanding works!
Ithaca College's ESSG program has currently produced:
- 53 faculty published scientific papers, textbooks, and book chapters
- 15 student published papers and journal articles
- 100 presentations at national or international meetings, 20 by graduate students
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY, 2020
Director of Exercise Physiology, Apex Human Performance NYC
THE EFFECT OF BALLISTIC TRAINING ON PUNCHING FORCE & ENDURANCE IN TRAINED BOXERS
"Results showed a 30% increase in maximum punch force and 44% increase in rate of force development. The inclusion of ballistic training within a speed-strength phase prior to competition should be considered by coaches working with combat athletes."
SPORT PSYCHOLOGY, 2020
PT Operations Support Specialist & Athletic Trainer
Completing CMPC certification
PREDICTORS OF RESILIENCE IN COLLEGIATE STUDENT-ATHLETES
"Appraising stressors as challenges and opportunities for growth and development was a positive predictor of resilience in collegiate student-athletes."
HUMAN PERFORMANCE, 2020
Strength and Conditioning Coach, Muhlenberg College
THE RELIABILITY OF COUNTERMOVEMENT JUMP VARIABLES WHEN MEASURED USING A CELL PHONE APP
"The use of a cell phone app is not reliable, but that could be due to the small sample size. A larger sample size could potentially show the use to be reliable to measure athletes remotely during times of breaks."
Graduate Program Chair
Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training
324 Center for Health Sciences
Ithaca, NY 14850