Exercise Physiology Major (BS)
- Coaching (Minor)
- Health Promotion (BS, Minor)
- Psychological Science (BS, Minor)
- Sports Medicine (Minor)
Exercise physiology is an exciting and diverse program at the University of Lynchburg. You’ll learn how to help people improve their health, fitness, and performance through evidence-based theory and hands-on learning in the classroom, laboratory, and internships. Plus, your courses cover everything from physiological assessments to emergency care to how to design exercise programs!
This major gives you the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue several certifications at discounted prices, as well as a variety of careers.
Our program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) as an Exercise Science Program, preparing students for ACSM certification exams. Our program is also part of the National Strength and Conditioning Association Education Recognition Program (NSCA ERP), which recognizes and distinguishes schools with strength and conditioning courses that prepare students for NSCA certification exams.
As a Lynchburg exercise physiology student, you’ll:
- Gain the knowledge and skills to pursue certifications.
- Build a solid foundation of evidence-based theory.
- Help assess clients’ needs, based on their goals.
- Earn your degree from a CAAHEP accredited and National Strength and Conditioning Association Education Recognition Program.
Student and Alumni Spotlights
DuAnn Kremer, PhD, ACSM EP-C
Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology
Chair of the Exercise Physiology Department
Coordinator of Clinical Education