Integrative Exercise Science
Integrative Exercise Science is a multifaceted field of study which focuses on understanding the movement of the body, how various systems of the body respond to exercise, nutrition and its role in disease prevention and sport performance, and exercise testing and prescription for healthy and special populations. Students pursuing integrative exercise science seek careers in the health care or athletic industry. Hiram's program emphasizes a combination of a strong science education, hands-on learning in laboratory and clinical settings, and a foundation in biomedical humanities designed to develop ethically grounded, humanistic health care, fitness and wellness providers. Students majoring in integrative exercise science complete a strong core of exercise science coursework integrated with biology and biomedical humanities courses.