Exercise Science PhD

Student working in the biomechanics lab.

Conduct original research to better understand the link between exercise, nutrition and overall wellness as you prepare for your career in academia, government, health care or clinical research.

Area of Emphasis

You will study and develop research skills in advanced exercise physiology. Research focuses on how disease or injury alters the normal responses to exercise and, in turn, how exercise interacts with disease and injury. Research opportunities are available in pulmonary, muscle or cardiovascular physiology; metabolism and diet; and exercise nutrition.

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