Sport Medicine/Fitness Wellness

Sport Medicine – Fitness and Wellness Specialist

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Fitness and Wellness Specialist

This area of concentration prepares the student for careers in corporate fitness/wellness or sport training. Students are encouraged to pursue ACSM Sport Training, Clinical Exercise Specialist, or Health Fitness Specialist exam or National Strength Training and Conditioning CPT or CSCS upon completion of their degree.

Students are encouraged to sit for the American Council of Sport Medicine (ACSM) Sport Training, Health Fitness Specialist or Clinical Exercise Specialist or National Strength Training & Conditioning (NSCA) exams upon completion of the program. Internship hours are required with this program.


The Sport Medicine Track in the division of Human Performances offers two options of study:

Courses Offered at: Campbellsville

Sport Medicine – Fitness and Wellness Specialist Degrees

B.S.

Course Offerings

Fitness/Wellness Specialist Area  68 – hours

HP Core Curriculum  47

  • HP 200 Healthful Living 3
  • HP 230 Kinesiology & Physiology for HP Professions (Pre: BIO 110) 3
  • HP 234 Safety in Sport and Physical Activity 2
  • HP 300 Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning (Pre: HP 230) 3
  • HP 310 Nutrition 3
  • HP 380 Motor Learning 3
  • HP 389 Kinesiology Lab (Co-requisite with HP 390) 1
  • HP 390 Kinesiology (Prerequisite: BIO 222) 3
  • HP 393 Biomechanics (Prerequisite: HP 230) 3
  • HP 399 Physiology of Exercise Lab (Co-requisite with HP 400) 1
  • HP 400 Physiology of Exercise (Prerequisite: BIO 222) 3
  • HP 420 Exercise Testing and Prescription I 3
  • HP 421 Exercise Testing and Prescription II (Prerequisite: BIO 420) 3
  • HP 422 Exercise Testing and Prescription II Lab 1
  • HP 430 Psychology of Sport 3
  • HP 450 Physical Activity and Aging 3
  • HP 475 Conditioning and Rehabilitation Techniques of Athletic Injuries 3
  • HP 485 Internship 3

Students must choose from Restricted Electives below: 21

  • HP 250 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
  • HP 302 Test and Measurements 3
  • HP 305 Community and Consumer Health 3
  • HP 355 Stress Management 3
  • HP 370 Sport Facility Design and Management 3
  • HP 401 Principles of Human Factors and Ergonomics 3
  • HP 445 Sport and the Law 3
  • HP 480 Special Topics 3
  • PSY 321 Lifespan Development 3
  • Other Upper Division electives as approved by Advisor 3 -12

Careers in Fitness and Wellness

  • Public Health Educator
  • Corporate Wellness Coordinator
  • Community Health Worker
  • Health Services Manager
  • Health Coach/Educator
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Physical Therapist
  • Nutritionist
  • Fitness Director
  • Health Club Manaher
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Holistic Nutrition Coach
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