Department of Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences

Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences - faculty & students in Athletic Training Lab
faculty and students in athletic training lab
Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences - Group Exercise Room
Group Exercise Room
Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences - faculty & students in Human Performance Lab
faculty and students in human performance lab
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USM's College of Science, Technology and Health and the Department of Exercise, Health, and Sport Sciences offers degrees in Athletic TrainingExercise Science (concentrating in exercise physiology or health fitness), and Health Sciences.

News & Events

The Athletic Training Student Association was the recipient of this year's Outstanding Student Organization Award.
Students enrolled in the University of Southern Maine’s Athletic Training Program attended the Maine Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 2014 spring conference.
Students enrolled in the University of Southern Maine’s Athletic Training Program provided athletic training services for Special Olympics participants across the 2013/2014 academic year.

Athletic Training BOC Pass Rates

Graduates of USM's Athletic Training program have a three year aggregate pass rate of 87% - surpassing the national average pass rate of 82% for the Athletic Training Board of Certification (BOC) exam. 

Students graduating from the Athletic Training Program gain employment as athletic trainers in colleges, high schools, and sports medicine clinics throughout Maine and nationally. In addition, many pursue advanced degrees in the fields of athletic training, physician assistant, and physical therapy at schools throughout the country.

Faculty Research

In this video highlighting faculty research at USM, Dr. Christopher Scott discusses his research regarding consumption of oxygen during exercise.

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