At Loras, the study of Kinesiology is dedicated to understanding the theory and practice of physical activity in a range of specialty areas, including strength and conditioning, motor development and learning, exercise physiology, biomechanics and exercise psychology.

Grounded in a strong liberal arts foundation, the Kinesiology major includes courses within the disciplines of psychology, biology, chemistry and physics, and strives to help students gain a clear understanding of the multidisciplinary nature of kinesiology. In addition, the program includes a variety of hands-on experiences to help students explore practical applications and career opportunities.
 
The Kinesiology program at Loras is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). As a part of the Sport Science curriculum, students are prepared for and given the opportunity to take exams to become NSCA-certified personal trainers or certified strength and conditioning specialists.
Career Opportunities

After receiving your degree from Loras, your career could take off into one of these fields:
  • Physical Therapist
  • Sport Nutritionist
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Personal Trainer
  • Corporate Wellness Coordinator
  • Chiropractor
  • Nursing
  • Physician assistant
  • Health & Fitness Educator
  • Other health fields

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Loras offers over 100 Co-Curricular & Involvement Opportunites For Students
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