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WVU School of Sport Sciences receives national recognition

The School of Sport Sciences in the College of Applied Human Sciences at West Virginia University was identified by as one of the leading sport sciences programs in the U.S.

"It is extremely exciting for our school to be recognized as one of the foremost programs in the country. It is a testament to the hard work and commitment of the faculty," Valerie Wayda, associate professor, associate dean for academic affairs, undergraduate education and school of sport sciences director, said.

The Newsweek profile highlights the rich tradition of academic success in the CAHS School of Sport Sciences. The school's programs are widely regarded as among the best in the country and the world when it comes to educating and training practitioners to succeed in the global sport industry.

The keys to success for the program include a world-renowned faculty and immersive opportunities for students at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. The piece features the coaching and performance science, sport management, sport and exercise psychology and physical education and kinesiology programs.

The Newsweek feature is found at the link West Virginia University (

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