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Liberty University’s online Master of Science in Human Performance – Nutrition is a great option for students who are passionate about health and wellness and want to dig into the science of athletic performance. If you are interested in a career in the field of health, wellness, or exercise science with a convenient online format and minimal on-campus requirements, then our Human Performance degree is an excellent fit for you. Liberty’s Human Performance online program will give you the opportunity to further your knowledge in the core areas of exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports nutrition, statistics, and research methods while specializing in the theory and practice of developing highly-effective nutritional programs for advanced athletes and health services clients.
Our Master of Science in Human Performance is a fully accredited, advanced exercise science degree that is designed to broaden your understanding of health, wellness, and performance in a variety of client populations. This program gives students the opportunity to further their knowledge in the core of exercise science (exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports nutrition, statistics and research methods) while specializing in nutritional programs which benefit both high-performance athletes and clients looking for better, healthier living.
Our M.S. in Human Performance degree is offered online with two required intensives that will give you the opportunity to visit our beautiful campus in Lynchburg, VA. During your on-campus intensives, you will gain valuable hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art human performance labs from experienced professionals who are passionate about helping you excel in the field of exercise science. You will then have the option of either demonstrating your academic expertise through a thesis project or gaining marketable hands-on experience through an internship to finish your degree and prepare you to succeed in the field of exercise science.
Liberty University's online Master of Science in Human Performance degree provides a core of essential exercise science skills with an emphasis on advanced athletic training techniques. Students will study the biology of physiological adaptations to different forms of training and how to utilize high-accuracy tools and statistical models to analyze and interpret training data to more effectively hone training methods. Students will develop expertise in applying evidence-based training techniques and nutritional plans for rehabilitation and higher performance.
By pursuing our Nutrition specialization of the online MS in Human Performance, you will learn essential principles of nutrition and how specialized nutritional strategies can enhance the effectiveness of athletes, as well as help, improve the lives of the public. You will learn about the policies and regulations of the food industry and best practices for prevention of illness, as well as the nature of chronic diseases and how national therapy can help people live healthy lives.
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