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Where Fitness Lives

Regular physical activity is the foundation of health and wellness, in our lives and our communities. Our students study human movement, in all its complexity, in two programs: exercise science or physical education. Both programs integrate rigorous coursework with applied skills in lab and field settings, under the direction of a faculty with a sustained commitment to scholarship. Our graduates are experts in maximizing human health and performance through fitness.

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Exercise Science

Exercise Science Program

Prepare for advanced study in physical therapy, physician assistance, and related health care fields.

Physical Education

Physical Education Program

Qualify for certification as a K–12 physical education teacher or pursue a career as a coach or trainer.

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Globally Respected Faculty

Work one on one with mentors (including an adviser to the Olympics) whose expertise is valued worldwide.

Recent News


Avery Faigenbaum Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

Avery Faigenbaum has been awarded the 2017 Boyd Epley Award for Lifetime Achievement by The National Strength and Conditioning Association.

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Dr. Avery Faigenbaum comments on Reuters Health story

Focusing only on one sport, year-round, can increase kids’ risk of injury and burnout, according to a clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

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TCNJ tests 'SNACK' phys ed program

A new program is targeting childhood obesity in local elementary schools.

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Perez making a splash with SONJ internship

A health and exercise science major and TCNJ Scholar-Athlete, Perez is working with SONJ through an internship cultivated by Professor Avery Faigenbaum.

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Teaching Accreditation

Our K-12 physical education program is fully accredited by CAEP, assuring an education that meets all evidence-based standards for quality in teacher preparation.

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