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    Wake Forest Summer Immersion: Health and Exercise Science Institute


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Category: Healthcare
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Health Science
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Workout your future. Master the essentials of health, exercise, and overall wellness.

    Are you interested in health and how exercise can help you be healthier? Have you wondered how the body works and the testing practices used to identify and treat diseases? Gain hands-on experience in the health and exercise science field and insight into the many career opportunities available in the different disciplines of exercise science. 

    Topics Covered:

    • Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Anatomy and Health 
    • Careers in Health and Exercise Science 
    • Muscle Function 
    • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 
    • Strength Conditioning and Sports Nutrition 

    Hands-On Experiences: 

    • Heart rate and blood pressure lab 
    • Muscle function testing 
    • Pulmonary testing 
    • Strength and fitness conditioning 
    • Cardio-Respiratory evaluation

    Hands-on experiences are subject to change.