There are various disciplines within exercise science. You can choose different disciplines depending on what you want your career to be. Three different types of disciplines are Athletic Training, Exercise and Sports Psychology, and Sports Nutrition. They are all different and have different purposes within. Athletic Training deals with prevention; care and rehabilitation of injuries to people that are physically active. Exercise and Sports Psychology deals with the importance of body movement and the effect the mind has on it. Lastly Sports Nutrition deals with food and good eating habits (4).
Athletic Training first started in the 1900s-1925 in the United States. Athletic Training is the health profession dealing... View More »