1. Understand and be able to apply the scientific method of inquiry
  2. Develop sufficient writing skills to publish their research in a peer-reviewed journal
  3. Be adept at searching the current scientific literature
  4. Be able to demonstrate the understanding of relevant advanced exercise physiology laboratory research concepts
  5. From a mechanistic perspective be able to describe acute responses and chronic adaptations to exercise
  6. Be able to describe and explain the physiological limitations to human performance
  7. Be prepared to seek employment in higher education, research or an exercise setting