A scientific program that focuses on the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and biophysics of human movement, and applications to exercise and therapeutic rehabilitation. Includes instruction in biomechanics, motor behavior, motor development and coordination, motor neurophysiology, performance research, rehabilitative therapies, the development of diagnostic and rehabilitative methods and equipment, and related analytical methods and procedures in applied exercise and therapeutic rehabilitation.
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Clearly, students in this major have a strong interest in participating in and in helping others to enjoy and benefit from physical activity. It requires an interest in the basics of biology, psychology and sociology and in being part of a helping profession.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Sport, Kinesiology, Health Sciences majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.