Kinesiology - Fitness & Sports
B. S. in Kinesiology - Fitness and Sports Track
The fitness and sports track provides a comprehensive and integrated approach for promoting wellness across the lifespan and in diverse settings. This approach includes kinesiology nutrition, and health components. The psychological and sociological aspects of fitness and its socio-cultural contribution within the urban context is also a dominant element of the fitness and sports degree. In addition, several. physical activity practicum courses that include pre-professional training in individual and team physical activities that may be used in a variety of settings are included.
After completing the fitness and sports degree plan students will:
Be familiarized with the functioning of the human body through the integration of physiological, psychological, sociological and environmental aspects.
Demonstrate skills to assess individuals' body composition, dietary intake, physical activity and physical fitness levels.
Be able to design, implement, and evaluate comprehensive fitness and sports programming.
Be able to gain experience in several potential employment settings including corporate, school, community, government, and medical surroundings.
Dr. Lisa Alastuey, Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Sharon Bode, Clinical Associate Professor
Dr. Mark Clarke, Associate Professor
Dr. Charles Layne, Department Chair, Professor
Dr. Tracey Ledoux, Assistant Professor
Dr. Rebecca Lee, Associate Professor
Dr. Thomas Lowder, Assistant Professor
Dr. Kimberlee Matalon, Associate Professor
Dr. Daniel O'Connor, Assistant Professor
Dr. William Paloski, Professor
Dr. Demetrius Pearson, Associate Professor
Dr. Richard Simpson, Assistant Professor
Dr. Adam Thrasher, Assistant Professor
Dr. Rey Trevino, Clinical Assistant Professor