Aurora University

Experience Colorado with Mr. Chad Trudo and Dr. Jeremy Fransen

PED 3880 (4 cr): Applied Exercise Science

Interested in how elite Olympic athletes and military personnel are trained and how altitude affects performance? This three-week course will examine the physiological, biomechanical, and performance differences between untrained, trained, and elite athletes. Scheduled during the May Term 2020, students will be exposed to classroom and laboratory experiences in the Exercise Science Lab and Weight Room in our Aurora campus (2 weeks, May 4-May 8; May 18-May 22) and site visits to accredited sports performance facilities such as the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Olympic Training Center, Air Force Academy in Colorado, and the University of Denver (1 week, May 11- May 17). Students will also participate in a variety of fitness activities and excursions such as attending a major league baseball game and hiking while in Denver and Colorado Springs. Trip costs for this travel course are $1,498, including flight, lodging, transportation, some activities/excursions, etc. This does not include AU tuition. Please contact Chad Trudo or Dr. Jeremy Fransen for more information and to learn more about what is included in the trip costs.