High School Field Experience

Marywood University

Thursday, April 12, 2018

One-Day High School Field Experience

Marywood University is hosting a one-day high school field experience for students interested in nutrition, athletic training, exercise science, and health related careers. This interactive program will be held at Marywood University on Thursday, April 12, from 9 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Registration will take place in the O'Neil Center for Healthy Families. Depending on student's field of interest, sessions will be held in the O'Neil Center for Healthy Families or the Center for Athletics and Wellness. The event is free of charge and lunch will be provided for students. There is a limit of 60 student participants for this program.

Several Degree Programs

Marywood University offers several degree programs in Nutrition, Athletic Training, and Exercise Science.

The Nutrition program is a five-year program, with the opportunity for motivated students to secure an internship and sit for the national registration exam. Marywood students' pass rates are higher than the national average!

The bachelor's degree in Exercise Science prepares students for careers in the health and wellness field. Marywood also offers a bachelor's degree in Athletic Training, allowing students to be employed as athletic trainers. Additionally, both degrees prepare students for graduate studies in physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician's assistant, and the allied health field.

Interested in Attending?

If you are interested in attending the open house on Thursday, April 12, 2018, stop in the School Counseling Department for a registration form.

Athletic Training and Exercise Science Agenda:

9:00-9:30 a.m. - Welcome and Opening

9:45-10:45 a.m. - Student Breakout sessions 1 and 2 (See Below)*

9:45-10:45 a.m.- Parent Session- Admissions & Financial Aid

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.- Tour of campus, Lunch, and Q&A Panel

12:30-1:15 p.m.- Breakout Sessions 3 & 4 (See Below)*

* Breakout sessions will be held in the Center for Athletics and Wellness (choose to attend the activities that interest you most).


1.) Taping

Students will learn several basic taping techniques with a hands-on laboratory session. They will learn basic taping application for a variety of joints, ankles, fingers, wrists, and thumbs.

2.) Wingate Testing

Interested students can test their anaerobic power output with this 30-second all-out effort on the cycle ergometer. Results can be compared to age matched normative data.

Tour, Lunch, and Q & A Panal


3.) ACL Risk Assessment/Neurodynamic Movements

A highly interactive breakout session in which students gain an understanding of how assessment tools can be utilized to find dysfunctions and correct body movements in order to move better.

4.) Field Exercise Testing

Participate in a variety of field tests used for professional athletes including the shuttle run, vertical jump, and the pro agility test, and then compare your numbers to the pros.

Nutrition Agenda

9:00-9:30 a.m.- Welcome and Opening

9:45-10:45 a.m.- Food Science: Experiments You Can Eat

9:45-10:45 a.m.- Parent Session- Admissions and Financial Aid

11:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.- Tour of Campus, Lunch, and Q&A Panel

12:30-1:15 p.m.- Careers in Nutrition and the Path to Becoming a Dietitian/Nutritionist

Lakeland School Counseling Office

Mrs. deQuevedo - classes of 2018, 2020, 2022
Mrs. Valonis - classes of 2019, 2021, 2023

Miss Halpin - classes of 2019, 2021, 2023