The Exercise Science faculty, in partnership with other health professionals, participates in two distinct clinics at Sacred Heart University. In addition to providing services to the Sacred Heart and local community, these clinics offer an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate EX students to get practical, hands-on experience in the field. Any student interested in volunteering at either of the clinics should speak with their Exercise Science advisor for more information.
Life & Sport Analysis Clinic
The Life & Sport Analysis Clinic is a unique partnership between Sacred Heart University professionals in athletic training, biomechanics, physiology, and strength & conditioning. The clinic was started in 2009 in response to a need within the Sacred Heart and local community for providing in-depth analysis of both everyday activities (i.e. walking) and dynamic sporting movements.
Biomechanical assessment, using sophisticated state-of-the-art motion analysis, in combination with thorough musculoskeletal evaluation and physiological analysis is utilized to evaluate injury and performance needs. The following services are offered:
- Running Injury Evaluation
- Running Performance Evaluation
- Clinical Gait Analysis
- VO2 max Assessment
- Body Composition Analysis via BOD POD
- Lactate Threshold Testing