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What is Exercise Science?

Author(s): Andy Smith

Journal: Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sports and Tourism Education
ISSN 1473-8376

Volume: 3;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 5;
Date: 2004;
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Keywords: exercise science | sport science | health enhancing physical activity

The purpose of the paper is to define Exercise Science. The following definition is offered and justified: Exercise Science is a theory-based, research-led discipline that seeks applied solutions to health problems related to physical inactivity, and which aims to understand and promote individual and public health and wellbeing through evidence-based physical activity interventions.
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