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EXSC 355: Greek Influence on Sports and Health


What to Expect

Study Abroad Location:
Ancient Olympia, Athens, Ikaria, Loutraki, and Nafplio, Greece

Program Dates:

Application Deadline: March 1

Course Description:
From an academic and cultural perspective Greece offers fantastic opportunities for students to visit and study the ancient history of the regions, trace the origins of the Ancient and Modern Olympics movement, and explore the global development and influences of sport & the various sport sciences. We will learn about ancient health practice and its role in the longevity of the Greek citizens. We will also explore sport injuries and nutrition needs. The most exciting part of the trip is a visit to one of only five Blue Zones in the World. We will meet the experts and some of the oldest people in the World to understand why they are so healthy.

Term: Summer

Participation Instructions: See program requirements to determine student eligibility.



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