109 University Square
Erie, PA 16541
105 Commercial Center Drive
Ruskin, FL 33573
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Exercise scientists study human motion to understand and foster safe, active and healthy lifestyle behaviors in others. Gannon University’s
applied exercise science program will prepare you to become a leader in preventing diseases, enhancing athletic performance, rehabilitating
injuries and making life truly enjoyable for those in your community.
Learn in two of our innovative laboratory spaces:
Gain real-world knowledge through key courses including:
Sport Psychology: Learn psychological factors related to
sports involvement and performance including elite athlete
motivation and performance, intervention and performance
enhancement, and anxiety and skill performance.
Human Motor Control: Explore the nature and control of
movement and identify solutions for those with movement
Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries: Gain the
foundational knowledge and skills needed to recognize,
evaluate and treat athletic injuries to the head, face, spine,
torso and extremities.
Students will gain advanced knowledge and skills in applied
exercise science that will enable career success. Our
program will let you:
Victoria Obenrader Applied Exercise Science
"The Applied Exercise Science program
has allowed me to incorporate my love
for physical activity and academics
to further my education to build a
career that I will love. All the members
of this department have gone above
and beyond to make sure that I am as
prepared as possible to be successful
in my graduate schooling."
School of Public Health and Health Sciences
“My program experience has been one I feel I could not get anywhere else. The Gannon faculty and staff have taken me in and treated me like family since day one. It is an indescribable feeling to be surrounded by an army of people that wish nothing but success for me and my future.”
Phone: 814-871-7240Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
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