Exercise Science

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When this major was established in 1998 it was the only associate's degree program in the nation with a total fitness emphasis.

Employment of fitness trainers and aerobics instructors is projected to grow 8% through 2025, about as fast as the average for all occupations. (source)

There is no better feeling than knowing that I have helped a client improve their physical and mental health just by instructing them through an exercise session.

Jordan Pennypacker, Applied Health Studies: Fitness Specialist (BAS)

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Exercise Science Exercise Science Exercise Science Exercise Science Exercise Science Exercise Science Exercise Science Exercise Science students use a wide variety of equipment that is reflective of the current practice in the fitness industry. One lab is dedicated to Selectorized Precor machine weights. Exercise Science Exercise Science Principles of Movement class Exercise Science student performing a Vo2 Test on a client. Exercise Science student performing a Vo2 Test on a client. Stability balls used in the Cardio Lab. Exercise Science student developing a client’s exercise program. Exercise Science student doing a skinfold assessment for percentage of body fat.

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Exercise Science Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide the Exercise Science student with hands-on education experiences necessary for employment in commercial and private sectors, wellness management, and/or sports performance.

We will prepare the Exercise Science student to exhibit the highest level of professionalism while implementing safe and effective exercise prescriptions.

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    • Pennsylvania College of Technology
      DIF 22
      One College Avenue
      Williamsport, PA 17701