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Catalog 2013-2014
Brooks College of Health
 

Department of Clinical & Applied Movement Sciences

The Department of Clinical & Applied Movement Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and a Bachelor of Science in Health, Exercise Science Concentration. The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Athletic Training will prepare students for the Board of Certification Examination to become a Certified Athletic Trainer and a career at the secondary school, college and university, and professional athletic, clinic, hospital, industrial, and performing arts settings. The Athletic Training Education Program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Information about the accreditation status can be obtained from CAATE at 2201 Double Creek Drive, Suite 5006, Round Rock, TX 78664, phone (512) 733-9700.   The Exercise Science concentration culminates in a Bachelor of Science in Health (B.S.H.) degree. Of major concern to society is the health and well-being of its citizens. Exercise Physiologists are health care professionals that utilize knowledge of the human body’s adaptive responses to exercise to address an individual’s health, fitness, or performance goals.To view undergraduate degree and admission requirements for these majors, click here.

The Masters of Science in Health, Exercise Science and Chronic Disease (MSH in ESCD) and Doctor of Physical Therapy are offered as a graduate programs at the University of North Florida. The Masters of Science in Health, Exercise Science and Chronic Disease integrates advanced training in exercise science and epidemiology. The field of Exercise Epidemiology examines the relationship(s) between physical activity, sedentary behavior and fitness level with chronic diseases ubiquitous in today’s society. The MSH in ESCD is a graduate that degree integrates advanced training in exercise science and epidemiology. The field of Exercise Epidemiology examines the relationship(s) between physical activity, sedentary behavior and fitness level with chronic diseases ubiquitous in today’s society.

Physical Therapists are health professionals who work with individuals in preventing, evaluating, and treating physical dysfunction and injury. An understanding of human movement serves as the foundation for the practice of physical therapy. The physical therapy program at the University of North Florida (UNF) provides graduates with the knowledge and skills to become generalist practitioners of the highest caliber. Physical therapists are graduates of an accredited physical therapy program who have passed a licensure examination.  UNF's Physical Therapy Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), and graduates are eligible to take the national licensure examination. Click here for admission and degree requirements.