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Courses

Required Courses (12 credit hours)

  • PPE 606 Current Literature in Exercise and Sport Science
  • PPE 685 Systemic Physiology & Exercise
  • PPE 693 Research Problems in Exercise and Sport Science
  • EDU 647 Statistical Thinking and Applications

Substitutions may be selected from among all listed courses if these courses have been satisfactorily completed in previous study

Plus a minimum of 6 credit hours (selected among the following):

  • PPE 700 Exercise Endocrinology
  • PPE 753 Cardiovascular Exercise & Physiology
  • PPE 785 Energy Metabolism & Exercise
  • PPE 795 Skeletal Muscle Physiology

Thesis/Internship (6 credit hours minimum)
A research thesis or internship experience is required.

Suggested Electives:

  • PPE 518 Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • PPE 519 Metabolic Aspects of Physical Activity
  • PPE 514 Exercise and Aging
  • PPE 515 Graded Ex. Testing/Interp.
  • PPE 517 Pathophysiology

Students may also elect to complete coursework from other related programs at Syracuse University.