Program Requirements

Health Requirements

All students in the Exercise Physiology program must meet the following health requirements:


  • Prior to entry into the Exercise Physiology I course in the junior year, students must provide evidence of a current physical exam, signed by a physician or nurse practitioner, indicating satisfactory general health, and in particular, clearance to participate in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity.
  • Prior to entry into the Clinical Practicum in the senior year (fall or spring), students must provide evidence of a current physical exam indicating satisfactory general health and proof of immunization for measles, mumps, rubella, and Hepatitis B. In addition, students must have had a tetanus shot within 10 years, be free of tuberculosis, and have taken a test for color blindness.
  • Any other pertinent health information/needs must be communicated to the department faculty in a timely manner.
  • Some clinical facilities require that students have had the chicken pox or a vaccination.