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FACILITIES The Beeghly Physical Education Center is home to the exercise science program and houses classrooms, laboratories, a gymnasium with spectator seating for 7,500, a 50-meter swimming pool, a fitness center, and a rifle range. The program maintains laboratories for exercise science and kinesiology.
The laboratory contains the newest technology, with an AEI Metabolic analysis unit, a Mortara Stress electrocardiogram system, interfaced with two a research- quality treadmills, a portable metabolic unit, a Lode electronically-braked cycle ergometer, a BIOPAC data acquisition system, electromyography equipment, five Monark cycle ergometers, a spirometer, hydrostatic weighing apparatus, a bioelectrical impedance analysis system, and skinfold calipers.
Adjacent to Beeghly Center is the Arnold D. Stambaugh Stadium and All-Sports Complex, which includes a 16,000-seat outdoor stadium, indoor classrooms, racquetball courts, a weight room, gymnasia, and sports medicine facilities. Located outside the stadium are tennis courts, track and field facilities, and multipurpose areas for football, soccer, softball, and field hockey.
FACULTY YSU maintains a faculty-student ratio of approximately 1:19, which is among the best of the state-affiliated universities in Ohio.
Full-time faculty in the Department of Human Performance and Exercise Science are teaching professionals, with wide ranges of experience to support a variety of student interests. The faculty members specialize in such diverse areas as exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, elementary and secondary teacher preparation, coaching, sport sociology, and program administration.
With ongoing research studies in many of these areas, undergraduate students are encouraged to become part of a research team. All full-time faculty members serve as academic advisors and are involved in every phase of instruction in the undergraduate programs.
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