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Exercise Science & Health Program

College of Education
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS2401
Moscow, Idaho 83844
Phone: (208) 885-7921
Fax: (208) 885-5929
Email: movementsciences@uidaho.edu
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Exercise Science and Health Undergraduate Degree

Degree Overview

Inactivity and poor nutrition are the primary factors contributing to the overweight and obesity epidemic in the United States. Being overweight or obese is a significant risk factor for chronic illness such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, respiratory disease, and certain cancers, and also contributes to long term musculoskeletal injury and problems. Public education and access to resources are key components in the fight against this epidemic. Exercise Science and Health students learn strategies that help individuals make needed changes to improve their health and also to assess and create change within the built environment to make the healthy choice a relatively easy part of their lifestyle.

Exercise Science and Health
program prepares students to address health care issues of various populations including athletes, physically active individuals, sedentary individuals, and individuals with chronic disease.

2011-2012 Curriculum Guide (PDF)

Exercise Science and Health Internship and Practica Information