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The School of Exercise and Health Sciences incorporates undergraduate degree programs in the areas of Exercise and Sports Science, Sports Science and Football, Occupational Therapy and Health Science. As part of the Health Science course, students can select from one of five majors, including Addiction Studies, Environmental Health, Health Promotion, Nutrition and Occupational Safety and Health.

In addition, our undergraduate courses can lead to postgraduate study in the areas of Nutrition and Dietetics, Occupational Health and Safety, Public Health and more.

We strive for excellence in learning and teaching and place a strong focus on nurturing the development of an active research culture.

Student testimonials

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“I knew that I was enrolling into a recognised degree.”

Alvin Goh

Exercise and Sports Science graduate

News & events

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Why eating sometimes makes you sleepy

Why does eating a big meal sometimes make you tired? Dr Angus Stewart investigates.

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Why do my muscles ache the day after exercise?

It’s normal to experience muscle pain after exercising if it’s been a while since you were active or performed a certain movement, ECU's Professor Ken Nosaka looks at the facts.

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Belridge students work to the max!

Students from Belridge Senior High School’s Year 11 Physical Education Studies course recently participated in an exercise physiology laboratory run through the School of Exercise and Health Sciences Human Performance Centre.

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