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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.

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"I wanted a course with a WA Industry focus, and ECU did not disappoint!"

Gregory Ho

Master of Occupational Safety and Health student

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Delayed onset muscle soreness: A useful signal from our body?

Getting sore after exercise might not be a bad thing after all.

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Stretch the muscle, weaken the nerves?

Muscle stretching can make us briefly weaker, but don’t blame the muscle.

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