Exercise and Sports Science (ESS) is the study of immediate and long-term effects of physical activity on the body. Prepare for a career in your field as you examine the contribution of anatomy, biomechanics, motor learning, physiology, and health behaviors in the development of effective movement skills, exercise, and sports performance.
At Meredith, our ideal location near downtown Raleigh and the Research Triangle Park means you’ll have access to a variety of internships that prepare you for any number of careers. Recent internships held by ESS students include:
See how Meredith exercise and sports science students are going strong.
By studying abroad in London, landing a summer internship in Texas, and serving with multiple on-campus organizations, Cooper Rodriguez, ’18, found her place at Meredith College.
An active member of the Meredith College campus, Macy Brinson, ’19, has learned to work through challenges and make the most of every opportunity.
Demonica Stanley, ’19, learned at a young age the importance of chasing your dreams and how not to let setbacks keep you from accomplishing them.
As an ESS major, you’ll be encouraged to conduct research while pursuing your degree. Identify a special topic and work under the supervision of a professor or join a research team. Recent research topics include:
As an ESS major, you can join the Sports Science Association and gain valuable hands-on experience. Help organize a community event. Support your fellow students’ health and wellness. Attend professional conferences and meetings.