About This Program


Jennifer Fields, Ph.D., CSCS, CISSN
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
Department of Exercise Science and Athletic Training
(413) 748-4762

The Nutritional Sciences minor provides a strong scientific background to prepare you to explain nutritional concepts, address current controversies, and interpret scientific evidence in the field of nutrition.  This minor is often completed by students majoring in Sports Biology or Physician Assistant Studies, as coursework for their major includes several of the Chemistry courses that are required for this minor.   

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American Kinesiology Association Membership

The School of Physical Education, Performance, and Sport Leadership is a member of the American Kinesiology Association.

An advocate for kinesiology at the national and international levels, the American Kinesiology Association supports educational opportunities in the fields of exercise science and sport studies, health education and physical education, and sport management and recreation management.