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  • Exercise Physiology | Springfield College
    Center Counseling Center Dean of Students Dining Services Health Center Multicultural Affairs Offices and Services Parents Families Public Safety Residence Life Richard B Flynn Campus Union Staff Directory Student Activities Student Government Association Student Volunteer Programs Spiritual Life SC Alert Title IX Veterans Resources Athletics News Search Springfield College Submit Alumni Faculty Staff Current Students Prospective Students Give to Springfield College Directions Directory PrideNET Academic Programs Exercise Science and Sport Studies Graduate Programs Exercise Physiology Section Menu Exercise Science and Sport Studies Department Exercise Science and Sport Studies Department Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs Athletic Training Exercise Physiology Exercise Physiology Doctoral Program Outcomes Exercise Physiology Master s Program Outcomes Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Sport and Exercise Psychology Strength and Conditioning Nutrition Minor Internships Faculty Athletic Training Exercise Science Equipment History of Athletic Training Education at Springfield College Exercise Physiology Exercise Physiology is the most established branch of the movement sciences The Springfield College Exercise Physiology Program has a long standing tradition and prestigious reputation both nationally and internationally Within the program students examine the physiological responses of various systems to acute and chronic exercise This includes the study of neuromuscular function cardiovascular physiology the hormonal and biochemical changes associated with exercise as well as the thermoregulatory responses Specialty areas such as body composition pathophysiology and sports nutrition are also addressed The exercise physiology program is designed to prepare students for basic and applied research activities as well as continued study at the doctoral level Facilities available for research in exercise physiology include a large multipurpose performance assessment laboratory a biochemistry laboratory and a dynamometry laboratory Research conducted by students focuses primarily on applied human performance The presentation of student research at regional and or national scientific meetings along with the publication of research findings is a goal of the graduate

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  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention | Springfield College
    implement and evaluate best practices for promoting health and reducing the impact of chronic diseases in people The health promotion and disease prevention program at Springfield College is comprised of two tracks Clinical Exercise Physiology or Health Promotion Clinical Exercise Physiology Designed for students with varied undergraduate backgrounds including biological sciences exercise science physical education nursing and others This is the only program in Massachusetts accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs CAAHEP as well as being one of only six CAAHEP accredited programs in the United States The clinical program at Springfield College has two major objectives 1 To prepare individuals to be competent entry level clinical exercise physiologist i e practitioners 2 To equip students with the knowledge and skills to further their education either in the medical field or to become clinical researchers Clinical Exercise Physiology Placements Designed for students with varied undergraduate backgrounds including biological sciences exercise science physical education nursing and others These rates represent graduates from the past five years Number of students working in a field related to clinical exercise physiology 13 76 5 percent Number of students now involved in pursuing a degree related to the field e g physician assistant nursing 3 17 6 percent Number of individuals non responsive to follow up 1 Since being accredited our records indicate that eight of our students have taken the Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist RCEP exam with five out of eight 62 5 percent passing on their first attempt and two passing on their second attempt with one individual having failed and not retaken the exam Therefore within the time that we have been accredited the prevalence passing rate on the RCEP exam is 87 5 percent with the incident rate being 62 5 percent We now have at least five students who have either recently completed all degree requirements or are in their final stages of completing these requirements and who are eligible to take the RCEP exam in the near future Prior to our accreditation our records indicate that five out of six 83 3 percent of our students had taken the RCEP exam and passed at their first attempt In previous years two out of three 66 7 percent students had taken the American College of Sports Medicine ACSM Exercise Specialist and passed We do not know the status of five other students Since being accredited we have had at least six students present research at the regional chapter meeting of the ACSM that is held in Providence Rhode Island each November During this period we have already had two students who presented their work at the annual meeting of the ACSM and at the time of writing this report an additional three students have received word that their work has been accepted for presentation at the ACSM annual meeting in June To date one of our students has had her thesis accepted for publication and two others are in the process of preparing manuscripts for

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  • Sport and Exercise Psychology | Springfield College
    Union Staff Directory Student Activities Student Government Association Student Volunteer Programs Spiritual Life SC Alert Title IX Veterans Resources Athletics News Search Springfield College Submit Alumni Faculty Staff Current Students Prospective Students Give to Springfield College Directions Directory PrideNET Academic Programs Exercise Science and Sport Studies Graduate Programs Sport and Exercise Psychology Section Menu Exercise Science and Sport Studies Department Exercise Science and Sport Studies Department Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs Athletic Training Exercise Physiology Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Sport and Exercise Psychology Sport and Exercise Psychology Doctoral Program Outcomes Sport and Exercise Psychology Master s Program Outcomes Strength and Conditioning Nutrition Minor Internships Faculty Athletic Training Exercise Science Equipment History of Athletic Training Education at Springfield College Sport and Exercise Psychology The sport and exercise psychology program is designed for students with a scholarly interest in the field and for those who wish to pursue a doctorate in sport and exercise psychology or a related sport science The program focuses on a theoretical understanding of sport from philosophical psychological sociological and physiological viewpoints The synergy created in this unique program provides graduates with the tools and knowledge needed to help the physically active maximize their performance Graduate students pursuing the master of science degree in sport and exercise psychology is required to complete courses in research methods statistics advanced exercise physiology motor learning and control sport sociology sport psychometrics sport psychology and applied sport psychology The philosophical dimensions of sport are explored within ethical aesthetic epistemological axiological and metaphysical dimensions The theoretical aspects of sport psychology include sport personology personality motivation achievement attribution anxiety arousal attentional focus and social cultural manifestations of sport humanism youth sport cooperation cohesion aggression and leadership Students are required to complete a thesis as part of the program The research problem selected to study

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  • Strength and Conditioning | Springfield College
    Health Physical Education and Recreation Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies Professional and Continuing Studies Social Work Application Forms Online Inquiry Application Freshman Application Transfer Application Graduate Student Life Student Life Academic Success Center Babson Library Campus Recreation Career Center Counseling Center Dean of Students Dining Services Health Center Multicultural Affairs Offices and Services Parents Families Public Safety Residence Life Richard B Flynn Campus Union Staff Directory Student Activities Student Government Association Student Volunteer Programs Spiritual Life SC Alert Title IX Veterans Resources Athletics News Search Springfield College Submit Alumni Faculty Staff Current Students Prospective Students Give to Springfield College Directions Directory PrideNET Academic Programs Exercise Science and Sport Studies Graduate Programs Strength and Conditioning Section Menu Exercise Science and Sport Studies Department Exercise Science and Sport Studies Department Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs Athletic Training Exercise Physiology Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Sport and Exercise Psychology Strength and Conditioning Strength and Conditioning Program Outcomes Nutrition Minor Internships Faculty Athletic Training Exercise Science Equipment History of Athletic Training Education at Springfield College Strength and Conditioning The strength and conditioning graduate program prepares students to work with athletes as strength and conditioning coaches in secondary school collegiate professional and private settings Students will develop the skills and knowledge needed to design physiologically sound programs that enhance athletic performance as well as the coaching skills needed to implement the programs Coursework is both practical and research based and all students will complete multiple fieldwork experiences For more information about the graduate program in strength and conditioning contact Associate Professor Brian Thompson at 413 748 3495 or at bathomps springfieldcollege edu Interested individuals may also contact the Office of Admissions at 413 748 3225 Experience Strength and Conditioning at Springfield College Director of Strength and Conditioning for Olympic Sports at Boston College Russ DeRosa 95

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  • Graduate Occupational Therapy Program | Springfield College
    in the entry level master s program earn a master of science degree by completing 85 semester hours of graduate study Generally this program requires five semesters on campus including one summer followed by six months of fieldwork While most students complete the program in 28 months some students choose to extend the program to three four or even five years in order to balance their schooling with work family or long commuting distances Information Sessions for Graduate Applicants If you are interested in learning more about the graduate entry program and how to apply please call Diane Carignan at 413 748 3581 to attend an information session All sessions are held in the Health Sciences Center from 4 6 p m The next scheduled dates are Wednesday October 21 2015 Monday November 16 2015 Tuesday December 8 2015 Program Description Students engage in a mix of classroom laboratory group projects and various levels of fieldwork experiences becoming practiced in entry level OT theory evaluation and treatment techniques clinical reasoning research teaching skills management and teamwork The interdisciplinary nature of the program design is enhanced by opportunities to share courses and activities with other students in the School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies including physical therapy communication disorders rehabilitation counseling emergency medical services management and physician assistant studies Clinical courses include two full time internships of 12 week duration each working in the field under the direction of experienced therapists Such collaborative activities facilitate the learning of essential technical and clinical skills critical problem solving techniques leadership skills and the development of self confidence and professional identity The more than 300 fieldwork sites affiliated with the Springfield College OT Department extend across the country and offer a wide range of experiences with people with differing disabilities and conditions with

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  • Graduate Programs | Springfield College
    highly sought after candidates for leadership positions within these fields Programs in physical education and health education involve coursework from many subject areas including pedagogy motor learning and development sport psychology sport sociology and athletic administration This multidisciplinary academic approach combined with in depth research and solid fieldwork experience lays the foundation for the future success of Springfield College graduates Explore Program Options Sports Performance Pedagogy Teacher Licensure Post master s Degrees For additional information contact Michelle Moosbrugger Ph D Graduate Program Coordinator Phone 413 748 3486 Email mmoosbrugger springfieldcollege edu Recent Publications Presentations and Research by PEHE Department Faculty and Graduate Students Publications McDiarmid P 2013 Characteristics of effective physical education curricula In D C Wiley A C Cory Eds Encyclopedia of school health pp 85 91 Thousand Oaks CA Sage Mullin E M 2013 Scale development Heterosexist attitudes in women s collegiate athletics Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science 17 1 1 21 Al Busafi M Larion A Dearing J 2013 Coach education A developing international discipline of knowledge International Journal of Sport Studies 3 1 1 19 Cyr E McDiarmid P Halpin B Stratton J Davis Delano L C 2012 Creating a dual licensure program in elementary and special education that prepares culturally responsive teachers Interdisciplinary Journal of Teaching and Learning 2 3 158 168 France T Moosbrugger M Brockmeyer G 2011 Increasing the value of physical education in schools and communities Journal of Physical Education Recreation and Dance 82 7 48 51 Presentations Fall 2013 MAHPERD Convention Worcester MA Dr Linda Davis Delano faculty MA Educator Evaluation System Implications for Physical Educators Springfield College Physical Education Assessment Task Force Dr Patricia McDiarmid faculty Just for the Health of it and PE MTEL Exam Tips for Success Dr Elizabeth Mullin faculty Teaching Athletes Focus to Increase

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  • Adapted Physical Education | Springfield College
    and Recreation Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies Professional and Continuing Studies Social Work Application Forms Online Inquiry Application Freshman Application Transfer Application Graduate Student Life Student Life Academic Success Center Babson Library Campus Recreation Career Center Counseling Center Dean of Students Dining Services Health Center Multicultural Affairs Offices and Services Parents Families Public Safety Residence Life Richard B Flynn Campus Union Staff Directory Student Activities Student Government Association Student Volunteer Programs Spiritual Life SC Alert Title IX Veterans Resources Athletics News Search Springfield College Submit Alumni Faculty Staff Current Students Prospective Students Give to Springfield College Directions Directory PrideNET Academic Programs Physical Education and Health Education Graduate Programs Adapted Physical Education Section Menu Physical Education and Health Education Physical Education and Health Education Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs Adapted Physical Education Advanced level Coaching Athletic Administration Physical Education Advanced Pedagogy Physical education Teacher Licensure Post master s Degree Minors Faculty Contact Adapted Physical Education The Springfield College Adapted Physical Education program prepares students to assist persons with special needs who wish to engage in physical activities as well as to develop and manage prescriptive programs for patients with disabilities who require specialized activities Students entering the adapted physical education program who

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  • Advanced-level Coaching | Springfield College
    and Recreation Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies Professional and Continuing Studies Social Work Application Forms Online Inquiry Application Freshman Application Transfer Application Graduate Student Life Student Life Academic Success Center Babson Library Campus Recreation Career Center Counseling Center Dean of Students Dining Services Health Center Multicultural Affairs Offices and Services Parents Families Public Safety Residence Life Richard B Flynn Campus Union Staff Directory Student Activities Student Government Association Student Volunteer Programs Spiritual Life SC Alert Title IX Veterans Resources Athletics News Search Springfield College Submit Alumni Faculty Staff Current Students Prospective Students Give to Springfield College Directions Directory PrideNET Academic Programs Physical Education and Health Education Graduate Programs Advanced level Coaching Section Menu Physical Education and Health Education Physical Education and Health Education Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs Adapted Physical Education Advanced level Coaching Athletic Administration Physical Education Advanced Pedagogy Physical education Teacher Licensure Post master s Degree Minors Faculty Contact Advanced level Coaching The advanced level coaching program facilitates the development of competencies required for successful coaching at the interscholastic intercollegiate and professional levels Springfield College has a reputation for producing outstanding coaches at all levels of sports elite professional intercollegiate and interscholastic The advanced level coaching program is a

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