Department of Exercise Science to Transition to a New Home

Students work with a professor and monitoring equipmentWith its academic and research focus on improving the health and well-being of individuals and communities, the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics will soon be the new “home” for the Department of Exercise Science, currently housed in the School of Education. This move, which becomes effective in July 2020, is intended to align academic programs with unique synergies and expand interdisciplinary research and study opportunities for faculty and students.

“The ongoing and increasing attention to healthy lifestyles, disease prevention, growing and aging populations, and diet-related disease epidemics is a critical component of all Falk College academic programs,” says Falk College Dean Diane Lyden Murphy. “Several exercise science programs complement theory and practice in Falk undergraduate and graduate programs and enhance opportunities to advance research and knowledge of holistic sport and health science.”

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