Nutrition and Exercise: You’ll explore the relationship between diet and exercise, focusing on how nutrition can impact performance, recovery, and overall health.
Exercise and Chronic Disease: This area investigates the effects of exercise on various chronic health conditions, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and cancer. It may also cover exercise interventions for managing and preventing these conditions.
Public Health and Exercise Promotion: Understanding how to promote physical activity at the population level is important for combating sedentary lifestyles and promoting overall health and well-being.
Advanced Topics: Depending on the program and faculty expertise, you may have the opportunity to delve into more specialized areas within exercise science, such as sports performance, aging and exercise, exercise immunology, or environmental physiology.
Dissertation Research: The core component of a PhD program is the original research conducted for your dissertation. This research should make a significant contribution to the field of exercise science and demonstrate your ability to conduct independent research.