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WKU Sport Science Camp

Maximize Your Potential 

Join us for an exciting one-day Sport Science Camp at Western Kentucky University designed exclusively for high school students. Hosted by experienced faculty members from our Exercise Science program, this hands-on and engaging camp offers participants the opportunity to have their athletic abilities assessed in a supportive and educational environment. Students will be taught how to measure and evaluate their current performance while also gaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities to enhance their performance and maximize their potential. Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore the science behind sports and take your skills to the next level!




Learning Objectives

During this camp, participants will engage in a comprehensive learning experience designed to enhance their understanding of key concepts in sports science. The camp aims to cover fundamental principles of exercise physiology, biomechanics, and nutrition, providing athletes with valuable insights into optimizing their performance. Participants will also delve into injury prevention strategies, and recovery techniques. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on practical sessions, and interactive discussions, athletes will gain a deeper appreciation for the science behind their training regimens, empowering them to make informed decisions that positively impact their athletic endeavors. This camp serves as a unique opportunity for high school athletes to bridge the gap between theory and practice, fostering a holistic approach to sports performance under the guidance of experienced professionals in the field.


Health and Safety form 

The health benefits of daily exercise is clear. Participating in physical activity is very safe for MOST people. Filling out the following questionnaire will tell you whether it is necessary for you to seek further advice from your doctor OR a qualified exercise professional before participating in this camp. 








Sport Science Camp at WKU

Camp Details

  • Date: June 14th
  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Open to 7th grade - 12th grade
  • Must have parent's permission 
  • Hands-on learning lab

Key Topics

  • Flexibility & Mobility
  • Aerobic & Anaerobic Power
  • Velocity Based Training 
  • Body Composition 

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