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Course Overview

Students explore the effects of exercise including cardio-conditioning, strength and flexibility training on human health, wellness and sports performance. Topics of study include: resistance work, HIIT/EMOM/Circuit classes, flexibility and yoga practice, nutrition and weight management, anatomy & physiology, and fitness safety. Students will design, implement and update personal training programs based on client specific goals. Throughout the two years, students will investigate and focus on various career paths in the health industry.

Course Content

  • Fitness Assessment and Evaluation

  • Aerobic and Anaerobic Conditioning

  • Body Fat Loss and Muscle Gain

  • Flexibility and Mobility

  • Nutrition

  • Anatomy and Physiology

  • Kinesiology

  • Strength Training and Cardiovascular Conditioning

  • Health and Wellness

exercise and health sciences students

exercise and health sciences students

Career Opportunities

  • Recreation Studies

  • Recreational Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Physical Therapy or Physical Therapy Assistant

  • Exercise Science

  • Athletic Training

  • Coaching

  • Nutritionist

  • Certified Personal Trainer

  • Group Exercise Instructor

  • Sports Management

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 money icon Picture Starting Salary ​29k upward growth icon Picture Job Growth: Rising Need piggybank icon Picture Salary 29k - 115k

College Agreements

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Concurrent Enrollment Credits

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Tompkins Cortland Community College

FITN 215: Aerobic Conditioning (1 credit)

FITN 217: Strength and Conditioning (1 credit)

RECR 112: Introduction to Kinesiology (3 credits)

BIOL 131: Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4 credits)