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Course Descriptions

Prerequisites: BIOL 131 and EXS 223 or permission of instructor. A systemic study of the acute and chronic effects of exercise on the physiological function of the human body.

Prerequisites: BIOL 131 and EXS 223 or permission of instructor. A systemic study of the acute and chronic effects of exercise on the physiological function of the human body.
Prerequisites: PE 311 or EXS 311 and junior status. A study of the basic principles of athletic training including prevention, evaluation, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Equivalent to PE 312.
Prerequisites: MATH 116 and EXS 223 and declared Exercise Science major and junior standing. Designed to help build a foundation of knowledge and practice in the theoretical and conceptual basis behind human acquisition and performance of motor skills. The goal of the course is to understand how the individual, motor skill, and environment work together when learning novel or improving previously learned motor skills.
Prerequisites: MATH 116 and EXS 223 and declared Exercise Science major and junior standing A study of measurement tools and evaluation procedures used in the fields associated with kinesiology, including physical education, exercise science, and biomechanics. Equivalent to PE 324

Prerequisites: EXS 311 and CHEM 109 or higher and declared Exercise Science major. Applied concepts introduced in exercise physiology and kinesiology. Aspects of the human body's reaction to differing exercise stressors. Emphasis on metabolic, musculoskeletal, and cardiorespiratory systems. Laboratory and field experience applying theoretical concepts of exercise physiology and kinesiology. Course Fee

Prerequisites: EXS 311 and declared Exercise Science major. Study and field experience in developing principles and practices of physical fitness in the private and corporate sector for the general population and special populations.
Prerequisites: EXS 325; declared Exercise Science major. Principles of the clinical aspects of exercise physiology. Focuses primarily on the use of exercise in the treatment and diagnosis of various disease states, screening in risk stratification, and the ability to recognize and respond to emergency procedures.
Prerequisites: EXS 325 and declared Exercise Science major. Designed to develop knowledge of principles and practices in components of strength and condition. The aim of the course is to understand the process behind development, implementation, and evaluation of strength and conditional programs for elite, collegiate, high school, and/or recreational athletic populations.
BIOL 131 and MATH 116 and declared Exercise Science major and senior status. Designed to help build a foundation of knowledge and practice in the theoretical and conceptual basis of human movement. The goal of the course is to understand the influence of rigid-body mechanics on human movement and how manipulations of mechanical factors alter human movement. The secondary goal is to learn to quantitatively analyze human movement.
Prerequisite: GERO 100 or EXS 223. Designed for students to gain a better understanding of the acute physiological responses and chronic adaptations associated with exercise in the aged population and the role of exercise in the aging process. Specific attention will be given to the mitigating role of exercise in certain diseases and disorders.
Prerequisites: EXS 296 and EXS 412 (pre or corequisite) and declared Exercise Science major and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of registration for EXS 496. Comprehensive practical experience in a selected Exercise Science environment. Development of practical skills with on-the-job experience. Students will be responsible for their own transportation to designated or assigned sites.
Prerequisites: EXS 325, 412, senior standing, declared exercise science major and minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at time of registration, and permission of instructor. This course is designed to allow students who have a strong interest in the research process, and who intend to pursue graduate studies in exercise physiology or a related discipline, to gain valuable laboratory experience by working directly with an exercise science faculty member on a semester-long research project. Students may take this course in place of completing an internship.

 

 

 

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