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  • EXER1000 Introduction to Human Performance Studies 3
    Description
    EXER 1000 Introduction and orientation to the fields of and related to physical education, sports management and exercise science. Includes an overview of aims, objectives, values, issues, qualifications and opportunities in related professions as well as a brief historical perspective of sport as an industry. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1000

  • EXER1015 Personal Health and Wellness 3
    Description
    EXER 1015 A comprehensive course that focuses on disease prevention, physical activity, nutrition, and general health facts. The course is designed to help each student take responsibility for their overall health and learn practical ways of achieving a safe and healthy lifestyle. Course topics include self-assessment, wellness improvement plan, personal program design, exercise research investigation, and exercise critical thinking issues. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1015

  • EXER1020 Strength Training 2
    Description
    EXER 1020 This course is an introductory course to strength or resistance training. Students will perform more than four different workouts during the course of the semester designed for various levels of resistance training expertise. Topics covered during lecture include: skeletal and muscular anatomy and physiology, program design, lifting safety, weight room etiquette, and strength plateaus.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/17/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1020

  • EXER1025 Physical Conditioning 2
    Description
    EXER 1025 This course is designed to teach students the numerous methods involved in the training of individuals and athletes in order to develop conditioning to achieve a desired effect. The course will focus on training students to become proficient in the use of plyometric exercise as well as spring mechanics, speed development, flexibility training, aerobic maintenance, and agility work. Specificity toward skills to be developed will be emphasized.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1025

  • EXER1027 Olympic and Explosive Weightlifting 2
    Description
    EXER 1027 This intermediate-level course is intended to teach students elite strength training methodologies and techniques designed to develop athletes to a high level of performance. The course will give students a working knowledge on program design, nutrition, recovery, metabolic considerations, and the biomechanics involved in the sport of Weightlifting as well as elite athlete strength training. The course provides each candidate with a body of knowledge and expertise to enable a student to teach and train higher-level athletes in explosive free weight movements safely and effectively. At the end of the course, the USA Weightlifting Senior Coach exam will be given. Each student will have the opportunity of gaining a USA Weightlifting Senior Coach Certification after completing the strength-training course.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/23/2004 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1027

  • EXER1045 Organization and Management of Sports 3
    Description
    EXER 1045 Designed to introduce students to the functions of management and practical use of management skills as they relate to sporting activities and events. Includes basic study of organization, budget, legal aspects and leadership.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1045

  • EXER1050 Nutrition for Health and Human Performance 3
    Description
    EXER 1050 This course will provide the student with introductory nutritional information for health, fitness and sports performance. Course content includes: classification and function of nutrients, body composition and weight management, dietary supplements and ergogenic aids, energy and metabolism, and eating disorders.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1050

  • EXER1065 Psychology of Sport and Performance 3
    Description
    EXER 1065 This course examines thoughts, emotions, and feelings associated with performing one's best in sport and other areas. Topics covered include: realizing potential; performance goals; motivation; mental readiness; distraction control; group dynamics; injuries and rehabilitation; depression, eating disorders and substance abuse; and age and gender issues.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1065

  • EXER1200 Team and Individual Games 2
    Description
    EXER 1200 Development and refinement of skills encountered through training, competing or organizing a number of team games such as flag/touch football, softball, soccer, speedball, volleyball and basketball. (subject to season/semester).

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1200

  • EXER1225 Introduction to the Spa Industry, Services and Treatments 2
    Description
    EXER 1225 This course will introduce students to the history of the spa industry. Students will learn about popular spa treatments and services and explore which services are essential to running an effective and profitable spa business. Students will also examine spa services from different countries and cultures.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 11/04/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1225

  • EXER1230 Fundamentals of Exercise and Dietary Programming 3
    Description
    EXER 1230 This course will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to design basic exercise programs. Programs will focus on the five health-related fitness components and will be structured for general healthy populations and for individuals with special needs. Students will also be introduced to concepts in dietary programming; including, nutritional analyses, nutrient function, total daily energy expenditure, and portion sizes.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 11/04/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1230

  • EXER1235 Holistic Health 3
    Description
    EXER 1235 This course will provide an introduction to the concepts and theoretical basis of complementary healing practices and focus on providing the student with an overview of methods to enhance overall wellness. This course will include an examination of physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental health and the challenges individuals face in these areas throughout the lifespan.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 11/04/2010 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER1235

  • EXER2020 Personal Training and Exercise Leadership I 2
    Description
    EXER 2020 An introductory course to the business of personal training. This course will focus on the fundamental concepts in personal training for healthy, general populations. Topics include: program design, nutrition, health and fitness assessments, and legal and ethical issues.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/17/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2020

  • EXER2030 Weight Management 2
    Description
    EXER 2030 This is an introductory weight management course for students interested in improving their lives through a weight management program and for students who are interested in working with clients on a consultant basis. Topics included during this course include: behavior modification, goal setting, nutrition, physical activity, diet fads, weight loss and weight gain, client interaction, and professional legal and ethical responsibilities.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/17/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2030

  • EXER2060 Personal Training and Exercise Leadership II 2
    Description
    EXER 2060 A lecture/laboratory covering an overview of various training methods and facilities used in one-on-one training, group training, and sports team training. Topics include client motivation, Lifestyle modification coaching, program periodization, plyometrics, rehabilitation concerns, and exercise facility design.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/17/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2060

  • EXER2090 Exercise for Special Populations 2
    Description
    EXER 2090 Learn about the theory and practice of functional exercise training for various populations. Learn program design techniques for healthy, diseased, and disabled populations. Students will get practical hands-on activities including stability and medicine balls, balance training, and free weights. Topics include: client recommendations and rehabilitation concerns.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/17/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2090

  • EXER2115 Applied Exercise Physiology 3
    Description
    EXER 2115 This course will present an overview of the most important concepts for coaches, fitness instructors, or practitioners in a health-science field. It is not the intent to study each topic in depth. This course will feature laboratory activities, demonstrations, and hands-on learning experience, and from these activities, conclusions will be discussed regarding concepts.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2115

  • EXER2125 Applied Biomechanics and Movement Anatomy 3
    Description
    EXER 2125 An in-depth course covering the study of biomechanics and the anatomical foundations of human movement. Topics include: muscle contraction, muscle origins and insertions, muscular and skeletal actions, articulations, and human movement fundamentals. Prerequisites: BIOL2000.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2125

  • EXER2130 Foundations of Sport Science 3
    Description
    EXER 2130 An introductory study of anatomical, mechanical, maturational, psychological and physiological kinesiology as it applies to the practice of coaching. The major focus is to present the scientific principles that constitute the basis for sound athletic coaching practices.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2130

  • EXER2225 Theory of Coaching 2
    Description
    EXER 2225 This course includes skill analysis, motivation techniques, teaching progression, responsibilities, qualities, coaching philosophies, coaching skills, practice management, psychology of coaching, game management, coaching methods, statistics and team organization of various sports. The course also includes exposure to some of the great coaches, past and present.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2225

  • EXER2235 Introduction to Athletic Training 3
    Description
    EXER 2235 This course is designed to provide the entry-level exercise science practitioner with an overview of the knowledge's, competencies, and skills of athletic training. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2235

  • EXER2240 Corporate Wellness/Health Promotion 3
    Description
    EXER 2240 This course provides the framework for implementing and facilitating effective corporate wellness programs. Topics include: health education techniques, motivation, sales and marketing strategies, working with the business professional, and assessment of corporation needs. Prerequisites: None.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/22/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2240

  • EXER2250 Group Fitness Instruction 2
    Description
    EXER 2250 An introductory course to the fundamental elements of group fitness instruction. Areas of focus include: music selection, choreography, cuing, leadership skills, and motivational techniques. A variety of instruction formats will be taught including: step, cardio, kickboxing, aqua, and specialty classes. Strongly recommended for those pursuing careers in Corporate Wellness.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2250

  • EXER2260 Recruiting and Retaining Clients 1
    Description
    EXER 2260 This course will provide an introduction to the business side of personal training. Students will learn sales and marketing techniques to use to recruit clients and customer service skills to retain their clients. This course will provide future trainers with the knowledge and skills to maximize their client base and to be effective in meeting the individualized needs of their clients.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 08/26/2013 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2260

  • EXER2270 Recreation Sports 3
    Description
    EXER 2270 This course will focus on the development, marketing, and facilitation of sports for the recreational athlete. It will also include activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Possible areas of focus include: intramural sports, community education programs, camping and orienteering, and adult recreation leagues.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2270

  • EXER2275 Sport Marketing 3
    Description
    EXER 2275 This course is designed to give students an understanding of marketing theories and practices relative to the sports industry. Specific topics include: public relations, promotions, special events, fundraising, licensing and merchandising, market research, pricing, sales, sponsorship and consumer behavior as it applies to the marketing sport or marketing products through sport.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/16/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2275

  • EXER2280 Health and Aging 3
    Description
    EXER 2280 The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the complex physiological and psychological processes associated with aging. Students will learn about specific health problems associated with an older population and ways to prevent some of the nonessential age-related declines in function.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 01/13/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2280

  • EXER2285 Sport Facilities Management 3
    Description
    EXER 2285 All sporting events take place in some type of facility. This course examines the principles and skills needed to manage such sports facilities and the events within them servicing schools, colleges, municipalities, private and public athletic clubs, fitness centers and professional sport organizations. This course provides students with information, skills and techniques that will be needed in the planning, development and management of existing sports facilities as well as facility development and maintenance to meet the objectives, goals, and mission of the facility.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 02/16/2011 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2285

  • EXER2290 Legal Aspects of Sport 3
    Description
    EXER 2290 The purpose of this course is to provide students with an adequate background to ensure their comfort when dealing with legal issues surrounding sport. Students will learn of the inherent risk associated with sport management and administration. They will be provided with a history of legal arguments, defenses, and judgments in the sport arena.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 06/02/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2290

  • EXER2295 Social and Ethical Aspects of Sport 3
    Description
    EXER 2295 This course examines how sport is affected by society, and how society is affected by sport; ethical and moral issues in sport for athletes, coaches, administrators, staff personnel and media; and legal considerations in roles related to sport.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2295

  • EXER2970 INTERNSHIP: Exercise and Sport Science
    Description
    EXER 2970 INTERNSHIP: Exercise and Sport Science

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 01/17/2002 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2970

  • EXER2975 PRACTICUM - Exercise and Sport Science
    Description
    EXER 2975 PRACTICUM - Exercise and Sport Science

    Credits:

    Effective Dates: 08/21/2003 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: EXER2975