Exercise and Sport Science


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  • Transfer to Oregon State University Exercise and Sport Science Program

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    This two-year degree prepares you to transfer to OSU with the knowledge about the value of preventive and corrective health practices and the opportunity to participate in physical activities to enhance overall well-being.

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  • Transfer to any Oregon University Exercise and Sport Science Program

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    This two-year degree prepares you to transfer to any four-year university in Oregon with the knowledge about the value of preventive and corrective health practices and the opportunity to participate in physical activities to enhance overall well-being. Work with your advisor to select the best courses for your chosen institution.

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  • Why Should You Go into Exercise and Sport Science?

    Whether you want to be a physical education teacher, personal trainer, physical therapist, or pursue a similar occupation, LBCC's Exercise and Sport Science department can assist you in the the first step toward your future career.

    The Exercise and Sport Science department offers an Associate of Science degree for students planning to transfer to Oregon State University to earn a baccalaureate degree in Kinesiology or Pre-Therapy. Because there are multiple career paths in this program, it is in the best interest of the student to see an LBCC advisor immediately. It is also recommended that you apply for dual enrollment with Oregon State as soon as possible.

    Students planning to transfer to Western Oregon University or another four-year institution should choose the AAOT with an emphasis in Exercise and Sport Science option.

    Our degree programs provide students with the knowledge of the value around preventive and corrective health practices. Courses offered include: Introduction to Health and Physical Education, Lifetime Health and Fitness, and Social and Individual Health Determinants. Courses such as Exercise and Weight Management, First Aid, and Stress Management allow for students to apply the knowledge they gain from the coursework into practical skill application. Physical activity coursework in this program is provided with a variety of physical education activity classes such as basketball, dance, bowling, golf, weight training, and yoga.

    It is highly recommended students enroll early in PE 131 Introduction to Health and Physical Education. This course provides information about career options in health and fitness-related fields as well as gives guidance on how best to prepare for these careers.

  • Career Information

    All career information and statistics listed below are based off of the State of Oregon.


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Exercise and Sport Science Facilities

Faculty

Cindy Falk is a faculty member for the Health and Human Performance Department. She received her BS Degree in English and Health and Physical Education from Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana. Her Master's Degree from University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, includes Sport Pedagogy and Education Administration. Cindy is an advisor for both the Associate of Science and the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degrees in Kinesiology and Public Health.
Cindy Falk
Randy Falk is the Director of Athletics. Visit the Athletic web site at http://www.linnbenton.edu/athletics.
Randy Falk
Brad Carman is a full-time faculty member in the Health & Human Performance Department. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Oregon State University and Master of Science from the University of Oregon. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is also a member of the American College of Sports Medicine.
Brad Carman
Richard Gibbs is a faculty member for the Health & Human Performance Department. He is also currently serving as the Chair for the Department of Health and Human Performance. He earned a BS and MS from Brigham Young University. He worked on his Ph.D from Oregon State University. He is also a Certified Health Education Specialist.
Richard Gibbs
Jayme Frazier is full-time faculty and advisor for the Health & Human Performance Department. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Eastern Oregon University and Masters Degree from Western Oregon University/Oregon State University. She is a current member of the American College of Sports Medicine. In 2018 Jayme will be in her 25th year as the head volleyball coach at LBCC. She is a current member of the American Volleyball Coaches Association and serves on the AVCA two year head coach national committee. Jayme is also a member of the NWAC volleyball sports committee and serves as an NWAC commissioner and an NWAC Executive Board member.
Jayme Frazier
Ryan Moss is currently the Corvallis Country Club Interim PGA Head Professional. He has been in the golf industry for 7 years and enjoys promoting, playing, and teaching golf to people of all ages.
Ryan Moss
Debbie Herrold is a part time faculty member for the Health and Human Performance Division. Debbie is also the Head Women's Basketball Coach at Linn-Benton. Debbie has been teaching at Linn-Benton for 31 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education and Health from Western Oregon University and her Masters of Science in Physical Education from Oregon State University.
Debbie Herrold
Ruben Guzman is a graduate of Oregon State University with both a Master and Bachelor degree in exercise science. He is a professional member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Ruben Guzman

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