Exercise Science

Exercise science is a scientific program of study that focuses on the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, human movement, and applications to exercise and therapeutic rehabilitation. Examples of coursework include instruction in clinical exercise physiology, exercise physiology, biomechanics, fitness assessment and exercise prescription, energy sources, and strength and conditioning.

Exercise science prepares qualified professionals for employment in health and fitness centers, hospital-based health and wellness programs, corporate based health and wellness programs, cardiac rehabilitation, strength and conditioning, and allied health areas. Additionally, the program prepares students for advanced study in related fields such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant, medicine, and chiropractic medicine.

Students must meet the minimum criteria listed below.

  • Admission to Lindenwood University.
  • Declaration of exercise science as a major.
  • C or better in all required major courses.