Clinical Exercise Science promotes health, wellness, and prevention of heart and lung disease.
Courses examine electrocardiography, clinical exercise in testing and prescription, cardiopulmonary risk prevention, and more.
Curriculum is structured around the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) knowledge, skills and ability learner outcomes; students are encourages to sit for the ACSM (Clinical Exercise Specialist) certification exam after graduation.
Graduates work in medical centers with patients who are suffering from heart, pulmonary, and other life diseases, and use a therapeutic program of exercise, risk factor reduction, behavioral modification, and education.
Watch a video describing the WSU Clinical Exercise Science Program!
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