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Education Abroad Office

Greek Influence on Sport and Health

Area: Global Classroom
Location: Ancient Olympia, Athens, Ikaria, Loutraki, Nafplio
Country: Greece
Term: Summer
Faculty and Staff: Barbara Cuevas

*Students must speak with Barbara Cuevas first before completing an application through the Education Abroad Office*

Course: EXSC 355

Dates: 05/6/2024 - 06/14/2024

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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 practices it's role in the longevity of the Greek citizens. We will also explore sport injures 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.

Application deadline: March 1

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