Jul 25, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Movement Science - Minor


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Department Contact Information:

Chair: Dr. Kristofer Wisniewski

Telephone:  (814) 471-1132

Email:  kwisniewski@francis.edu

 

Program Description:

The minor in Movement Science provides an introduction into the study of the basic and clinical aspects of movement by examining how the nervous system interacts with the anatomy of the body to initiate, control, and coordinate movement, and how nervous and musculoskeletal system dysfunction can produce movement issues. The minor is geared to provide Health Science students a strong pre-professional foundation in the science of movement.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the minor, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a foundational knowledge of the neurological, physical, kinesthetic, and physiological basis for human movement.
  • Analyze movement patterns and identify potential musculoskeletal imbalances.

Total Credits Required:

16 credits

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