Health and Exercise Sciences

  • AT Students Pass Certification Exam on First Attempt

    August 27, 2018

    Congratulations to Athletic Training seniors Susanna Goodell-Fields, Mackenzie Snyder, and Kara Wehmyer on passing the Board of Certification exam on their first attempt!

  • Master of Athletic Training Update

    August 23, 2018

    The first Master of Athletic Training (MAT) cohort started on July 2. The students have been taking Introduction to Athletic Training, Emergency Care, Preclinical, and Taping, Wrapping, and Bracing courses. They will begin clinical work the beginning of August assisting with football.

  • Truman’s Annual Summer Talent Academy for Professions in Health (STAPH) Camp

    On June 17-24, 2018, Truman held its annual Summer Talent Academy for Professions in Health (STAPH) camp. This year, the camp was co-directed by Dr. Brandy Schneider and Jana Arabas of the HES department. The preceptors were HES students Sammy Garrett, Mitch Nichols, and Allison Politsch. 25 students attended the camp to learn about a […]

  • Congratulations, Dr. Daley-Moore!

    Please join the Health & Exercise Science Department  in congratulating Dr. Nancy Daley-Moore on being the recipient of the 2018 William O’Donnell Lee Advising Award!   This is an impressive accomplishment for Nancy and a deserved recognition of how she is making a difference as a professor.

  • HS Graduate (’13), Rachel Prewitt, Reflects on Time at Truman

    After I graduated from Truman, I entered the Occupational Therapy (OT) program at Rockhurst University. Going into graduate school, I felt very confident about my educational background. Coursework through the HES program at Truman gave me the foundational knowledge that prepared me to excel in graduate level courses. Truman also has a strong reputation among […]

  • HES Alumni Kirk Marsh Enjoys Life in the Circus

    HES Alumni, Kirk Marsh, is having the time of his life performing as a circus clown for Circus Venardos! In an article written about Circus Vernados, the following was said of Marsh: “Circus clown Kirk Marsh has been on and off with Circus Venardos for two years. Like many others at Venardos, Marsh shares a […]

  • Fitzpatrick Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

    May 29, 2018

    Jamie Fitzpatrick, ES (’18), has been awarded a NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Created in 1964, the scholarship promotes and encourages graduate education by rewarding the Association’s most accomplished student-athletes through their participation in NCAA championship and/or emerging sports. Athletics and academic achievements, campus involvement, community service, volunteer activities and demonstrated leadership are evaluated. An equitable approach […]

  • Athletic Training Student Passes BOC on First Attempt

    May 1, 2018

    Jillian Fields, senior athletic training major, passed the BOC exam on her first attempt! After graduation, she will be a certified athletic trainer.  The athletic training program is at a 100% first time BOC exam pass rate this year!

  • HES Student Travels to Belize

    March 20, 2018

    Exercise Science senior Jessica Carlson traveled to Belize over winter break for AMSA’s 8-day medical mission trip. The purpose of the trip was to provide medical care to Belizean communities in need. This trip was an international servicing learning trip provided by ISL. In Belize the students were able to serve the community and also […]

  • Laura Stade Shares her Truman HES Experience

    February 15, 2018

    As a transfer student, I sought a reputable and established program that would allow me to achieve my educational goals within a specific time frame.  My education in Health Science at Truman far exceeded my expectations and provided me with a strong foundation that has been essential in shaping the professional I am today. I continue […]