APK 5102 Kinetic Anatomy 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Will provide in-depth coverage of musculoskeletal anatomy as a foundation for learning components of simple and complex motor tasks, with an emphasis on proper execution and analysis of joint movement and common exercises.

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APK 5127 Assessment in Exercise Science 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Techniques and methodologies to assess health and physical fitness.

Prerequisite: PET 3351C or equivalent.

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APK 5404 Sport Psychology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Survey of current research, learning processes, motivation, performance intervention, strategies, group dynamics, history of sport psychology, and other topics.

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

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APK 6116C Physiological Bases of Exercise and Sport Sciences 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Applying fundamental concepts of human physiology to programs of physical education and sports. Recent research developments in sports physiology.

APK 6118 Neuromuscular Adaptation to Exercise 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Research developments; and describing neural and muscular function and adaptation to acute and chronic exercise.

Prerequisite: APK 6110C.

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APK 6126 Cardiopulmonary Pathologies 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Lecture and laboratory study of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of cardiac and pulmonary systems. Attention to cardiopulmonary function in diseased and stressed states. Emphasizes dysfunction, clinical assessment, and rehabilitation of cardiopulmonary patients.

Prerequisite: PET 3350C, 3351C or equivalent.

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APK 6128 EKG Interpretation 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Basic and intermediate electrocardiography including cardiac function, lead systems, rate, axis, infarction, ischemia, hypertrophy, and effects of cardiovascular drugs and exercise on EKG. Particular attention to EKGs of diseased populations during exercise.

Prerequisite: PET 2350C and 3351C.

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APK 6145 Movement Disorders 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Covers the sensory and motor systems of the nervous system responsible for regulating movement in movement disorders. We cover movement disorders including Parkinson's disease, tics, Huntington's disease, dystonia, tremor, spinal cord injury, spasticity, cerebellar disorders, and speech and language disorders.

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APK 6167 Nutrition Aspects of Human Performance 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Offers an overview of the roles nutrient selection, metabolism, and timing play in supporting and improving physical performance. Evidence-based strategies and recommendations are applied to industry specific examples. Course concepts aid in preparation for certification exams within the exercise sciences that include nutrition as a component.

Prerequisite: HUN 2201 or APK 3163 or equivalent or instructor permission

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APK 6170 Advanced Exercise Physiology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Covers advanced concepts in integrative physiology and exercise focusing on metabolism and endocrine exercise physiology, skeletal muscle contraction and fatigue, cardiovascular and hemodynamics regulations, and respiratory exercise physiology. The course emphasizes acute responses to exercise and environmental challenges in both health and disease.

Prerequisite: APK4112 or APK6116C or equivalent or instructor approval

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APK 6176 Strength and Conditioning 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Addresses the principles of designing training programs of varying duration aimed at improving muscular strength, power, speed, agility, endurance, balance, stability, and hypertrophy. Application to typical athletic populations, tactical athletic populations, and special athletic populations will be emphasized.

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APK 6205C Nature and Bases of Motor Performance 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Principles of motor skill development, and conditions affecting motor skill development and retention in physical education activities.

APK 6206 Planning Motor Actions 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Processes and mechanisms involved in planning voluntary human motor actions. Variables that influence movement planning and initiation.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

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APK 6225 Biomechanical Instrumentation 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Overview of data collection and analysis tools. Hands-on experience conducting projects using EMG, videography, and force transducer technology.

Prerequisite: APK 6220C.

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APK 6226C Biomechanics of Human Motion 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Applying the principles of statics, kinematics, and kinetics to kinesiological systems of the human body in movement and sports skills.

Prerequisite: PET 2320C; MGF 1202 or MAC 1142.

APK 6406 Exercise Psychology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Overview, examining research evidence on psychological factors associated with adapting and maintaining an exercise program.

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APK 6408 Performance Enhancement 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Mental and psychological techniques and strategies to improve performance and achievement in sport and exercise.

Prerequisite: APK 5400.

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APK 6900 Directed Independent Study 1-5 Credits, Max 12 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Individual research projects under faculty guidance.

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APK 6940 Advanced Practicum in Exercise and Sport Science 1-5 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

On-site practical experience in exercise and sport science.

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APK 7107 Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Basic mechanisms of cardiovascular dynamics at rest and in response to exercise.

Prerequisite: APK 6110C/6356L or equivalent.

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APK 7108 Environmental Stress Exercise Physiology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Energetics of environmental stress on cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic, and muscle physiology as they pertain to physical performance.

Prerequisite: APK 6110C/6356L or equivalent.

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APK 7117 Exercise Metabolism 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Principles of metabolic regulation during exercise; effects of chronic exercise on muscle metabolism.

Prerequisite: APK 6110C or equivalent.

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ATR 6124 Clinical Anatomy for the Exercise Sciences 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Cadaver dissection and lectures. Appreciation of clinical applications of anatomical knowledge for those pursuing careers in exercise science fields.

Prerequisite: PET 2320C, 2350C, 3351C.

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ATR 6145 Human Pathophysiology for the Exercise Sciences 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Macrotraumatic and microtraumatic inflammatory processes, factors affecting inflammation and healing, and the role of exercise in controlling the onset or course of an inflammatory response.

Prerequisite: PET 2320C, 2350C, 3351C.

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ATR 6215 Evidence-Based Orthopedic Exam I: Upper-Extremity 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Identifying, evaluating, and managing acute athletic injuries.

Prerequisite: for students who are BOC-certified athletic trainers.

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ATR 6216 Evidence-Based Orthopedic Exam II: Lower-Extremity 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Orthopedic and biomechanical assessment of lower-extremity function and dysfunction. Students develop skills and study the principles and procedures used in advanced evaluation techniques. Students examine components of lower-extremity function from biomechanical, neuromuscular and anatomical perspectives. Topics include advanced orthopedic special tests, 3-dimensional kinematics, interpreting contemporary diagnostic tests and treatment of lower-extremity pathology/dysfunction and critical reviews of related research.

Prerequisite: ATR 6215

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ATR 6304 Rehabilitation and Modalities of Athletic Injuries 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Rehabilitation and therapeutic modalities in the field of athletic training.

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ATR 6624 Athletic Training Research and Technology I 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Current theory and practical application of techniques (cardiovascular testing, isokinetic strength testing, and EMG testing) for understanding and designing research projects related to athletic training and sports medicine.

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ATR 6625 Athletic Training Research and Technology II 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Current theory and practical application of techniques (modalities in research, proprioception testing, and force plate and balance testing) for understanding and designing research projects related to athletic training and sports medicine.

Prerequisite: NATA certified or eligible, or related degree or certification.

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ATR 6934 Seminar in Athletic Training 3 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Research topics or contemporary issues in athletic training.

Prerequisite: NATA certification.

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HLP 6515 Evaluation Procedures in Health and Human Performance 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Evaluation and interpretation of tests and analysis of research data.

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HLP 6535 Research Methods in Health and Human Performance 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduction to research methodology and design.

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HLP 6911 Research Seminar 1 Credit

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research presentations by graduate students and faculty in the College.

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HLP 6935 Variable International Topics 1-6 Credits, Max 15 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Opportunity to study in a wide range of cultural settings.

Prerequisite: adviser's approval.

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HLP 7939 HHP PhD Professional Development Seminar 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Designed to complement the scholarly emphases of the HHP PhD program by providing insight into key considerations for professional development and personal growth.  Best practices will be shared for developing professional aptitude and the skills necessary for successful matriculation through graduate studies and future professional careers.

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HLP 7979 Advanced Research in Health and Human Performance 1-12 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for doctoral students before admission to candidacy. Designed for students with a master's degree in the field, or for students who have been accepted for a doctoral program. Not appropriate for students who have been admitted to candidacy.

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HLP 7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation 1-15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Doctoral Dissertation

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PET 5936 Special Topics/Seminars 1-3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Special Topics/Seminars

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PET 6910 Supervised Research 1-5 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Supervised Research

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PET 6947 Graduate Internship in Exercise and Sport Sciences 3-9 Credits, Max 9 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

On-site full-time practical experience in field of study.

Prerequisite: completion of 2 terms of course work applicable to specialization; permission of adviser, written application, and site approval.

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PET 6971 Research for Master's Thesis 1-15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Master's Thesis

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SPM 5206 Sport Ethics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Self-evaluating, examining, and developing philosophy on ethical issues related to sport. Research and discuss major moral and ethical issues related to sport. Opportunities for ethical decision making, using critical analysis.

Prerequisite: 7 or 8 HH/SPM or consent of instructor.

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SPM 5309 Sport Marketing 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Marketing information systems, pricing strategies, media relations, promotional methods, and endorsements as they relate to marketing theories. Practical applications and principles.

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SPM 5506 Sport Finance 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Financial theories and practical applications of sport income and expenditures. Principles and procedures of marketing sports in today's society.

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SPM 6036 Research Seminar in Sport Management 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Theoretical and practical research information in sport and exercise program management.

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SPM 6106 Management and Planning of Sport and Physical Activity Facilities 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Administrative tasks involved in managing, planning, renovating, and maintaining facilities. Effect on program selection and scheduling in sport and fitness.

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SPM 6158 Management and Leadership in Sport 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Principles of leadership and management for sport settings.

Prerequisite: 7 or 8 HH/SPM or consent of instructor.

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SPM 6726 Issues in Sport Law 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Legal effects of regulating and managing amateur and professional sports and wellness programs: injury liability, risk management, constitutional rights of athletes, and contract negotiation.

Prerequisite: 7 or 8 HH/SPM or consent of instructor.

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