Welcome to the Department of Exercise and Sport Science

We offer four undergraduate and four graduate degree programs as well as concentration areas that can be added to a degree. Our excellent faculty, staff, and facilities have helped us to earn outstanding regional, national, and international reputations in student education and professional preparation. We invite you to examine our offerings and look forward to communicating with you further.

Please direct your questions, comments or requests for additional information to Mark Gibson, Department Chair, mgibson@uwlax.edu, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 124 Mitchell Hall, La Crosse WI 54601, Telephone (608) 785-8190 FAX: (608) 785-8172.

Celebrating the Exercise and Sport Science Department’s centennial in 2013-14
1910 Football 1915 PE dance class 1949 Homecoming Wittich Hall

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UW-L celebrates centennial of Dept. of Exercise and Sport Science > (wxow.com)

The Centennial Celebration will include a series of activities throughout the academic year, including:

Date Event
Aug. 28 A kick-off social hosted by the departmental faculty.
Oct. 5 Alumni Weekend, Wittich Hall tours.
Nov. 16 Kinesis and L-Bar-X performances, Mitchell Hall. For more information, contact Kathy Gorman at kgorman@uwlax.edu.
Dec. 11 Adult Fitness/Cardiac Rehabilitation and Adapted Physical Education highlights, and holiday social. Speakers Phil Wilson, John Porcari, Lane Goodwin and Pat DiRocco will highlight these programs and the years 1955-75.
Feb. 7 Athletic Training, Sport Management and Fitness.
April 25 Future of the Exercise and Sport Science Department. Mark Gibson will highlight the period of 1995 to now, and the future.