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Congratulations to Danielle Shepard

Congratulations to Danielle Shepard

Danielle Shepherd whose mentor is Dr. Hollander, was awarded 1st place for Outstanding Research Presentations in the Student/Fellow/Resident category at the 2015 ATRN Health Summit/WVCTSI Annual Meeting Awards, which was held Oct 14-16 in Charleston, WV. Congratulations to Danielle and the Hollander...

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Message From the Chair

undefinedExercise Physiology is the study of the biological and biochemical processes associated with exercise and overload that affects the underlying function of cells and organ systems in the human body. Exercise physiology is a rapidly evolving field that is becoming increasingly important in the delivery of health care. Exercise physiologists work to prevent or delay the onset of chronic disease in healthy participants or to provide therapeutic or functional benefits to patients with known disease. Services may be offered in a variety of medical settings such as hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and out-patient clinics, in community, corporate, commercial and university fitness and wellness centers, in nursing homes and senior citizens centers, as well as in research and academic settings...READ MORE


Mission and Goals

The mission of the Division of Exercise Physiology is to prepare qualified professionals at the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. levels to promote health and quality of life through the use of appropriate physical activity and lifestyle behaviors. In addition it is our mission to provide exercise physiology programs and expertise at the community, state, and national level, and to make meaningful scientific contributions to the discipline of exercise science through faculty research and by training graduate students in research skills.