Division of Health and Movement Science

The Division of Health and Movement Science includes majors that relate to the health and well-being of individuals within the context of social development. The Division of Health and Movement Science majors of Allied Health and Health and Movement Science are grounded in the liberal arts, incorparte evidence-based practice and theory, extensive internships, fieldwork and practical application related to their specific disciplines. The Allied Health Degree prepares students pursuing pre-professional programs including pre-physical therapy, pre-occupational therapy, pre-chiropractic, athletic training, sports medicine, sports performance, strength and conditioning coaching, and research. The Health and Movement Science Major prepares students for careers in coaching, health, health education, physical education, recreation, teaching and wellness.

At the end of the game, with just a few minutes left on the clock, Tara (Eskridge) Grubbs ʼ05 ran across the field to attend to the opposing team’s player who was down. When Christian Lerma collapsed, Grubbs instinctively thought it was a concussion, a common reaction from a hit during a soccer game, but the players surrounding him claimed he hadn’t been hit.

GRACELAND WAS THE RIGHT PLACE FOR ME BECAUSE I FELT LIKE THE WHOLE SCHOOL WAS TRYING TO HELP ME BE SUCCESSFUL.