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In order to best prepare students for their future careers, the Dr. Virginia Peters Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies offers a variety of student organizations compatible with each degree program to provide additional transformative learning opportunities outside the traditional classroom setting. For more information about an organization, please contact the faculty adviser.

Athletic Training Student Association

The UCO Athletic Training Student Association (UCOATSA) was founded in 2010 and serves as the main student organization for the graduate athletic training program. Monthly meetings are held to discuss student issues and upcoming activities.

Faculty Adviser: Megan Bolin

Eta Sigma Gamma Public Health Club

The Eta Sigma Gama (ESG) Public Health Club exists to provide students who have an interest in health-related areas a forum to meet other students with similar interests. It offers students the opportunities to receive as well as provide health education; volunteer and become involved in the community; become more involved with campus life; network with other health professionals in the field; and obtain hands-on experience in public health for their pre-professional development.

Faculty Adviser: Jamie Dunnington, Ph.D. 

Exercise Science Club

The Exercise Science Club is a student organization focused on bringing students interested in exercise/fitness management together for: relevant educational experiences; an opportunity to network with local professionals; and a chance for fun with other students sharing an interest in exercise and fitness. Current majors and interested students are encouraged to attend and take part in meetings and activities as one way of participating in this exciting and expanding profession.

 Faculty Adviser: Kimberly Duck, Ph.D.