College of Arts and Sciences
Program Summary

Clinical Experience

  • Sport & Exercise Science Clinical Experience

    In order to enable SPEX majors to be successful during their internships, SPEX majors are required to engage in a year-long clinical experience program fall, winter, and spring quarters of their junior year associated with SPEX 3120, SPEX 3130, SPEX 3210, SPEX 3220, SPEX 3310. 

    NOTE: YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER FOR THE CLINICAL EXPERIENCE, AS IT IS PART OF THE COURSES LISTED ABOVE 

    The clinical experience includes observing clinical staff, assisting clinical staff, competency testing, and, when authorized, supervised client/patient care. 

    The clinical experience provides practical application of nutritional analysis, muscle identification and function during exercise, metabolic and biomechanical test data analysis, and exercise prescription across the continuum of movement capabilities, acute and chronic conditions.   

    SPEX majors will be referred to internships based on their performance in the clinical experience. 

    For more information please contact Sean Machak at machaks@seattleu.edu