Exercise Science : Courses

ES 102 Fundamentals of Wellness

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The purpose of this class is to provide undergraduate students with information, theories, and practices, which support individual wellness and health promotion in the college community. The class utilizes an interactive learning environment that addresses key wellness issues, including: building healthy relationships, suicide prevention, nutrition and physical activity, alcohol and other drug use, sexual health, violence and sexual assault prevention, and media literacy.

ES 200 Science of Human Movement

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Introduces the biological and physical bases of exercise responses and adaptations to chronic physical activity in humans. Emphasizes the integrated exercise responses of the body systems. Examination of appropriate exercise principles and concepts is accompanied by critical examination of misconceptions, fads, and myths that pervade exercise and fitness activities. Not recommended for students in their freshman year.

ES 300 Theory of Athletic Injury I

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall
Pre-requisite: ANA 407
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Studies the theory and principles of athletic injury as associated with human performance. Emphasizes the application of scientific principles of human growth and development, physical conditioning, injury prevention, and emergency care, and the understanding of rehabilitative procedures.

ES 310 Exercise Assessment, Prescription, and Programming I

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall
Pre-requisite: ANA 407
Co-requisites: Students must enroll in LBR and LEC in the same term.
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Examines theoretical and practical aspects of exercise testing, body composition, fitness evaluation, client interviews and education, exercise prescription, emergency procedures, program administration, and management.

ES 330 Lifespan Physiology

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Spring
Pre-requisite: ANA 407
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Focuses on motor development, neural control of movement, learning, and memory throughout the life span, with special reference to pediatrics and geriatrics.

ES 340 Physical Activity for Special Cases

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall
Pre-requisite: ANA 407
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Analyzes exercise responses, testing and prescription, and adaptation to chronic physical activity in special populations, including cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, work hardening, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, pregnancy, and others.

ES 341 Critical Analysis of Scientific Literature

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall
Pre-requisite: STA 119
Type: LD
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Introduces the principles of critical analysis of scientific literature. Students will learn to access, interpret, and analyze research and review articles and information in oral presentations pertinent to their respective fields.

ES 342 Neuroscience I

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall
Pre-requisite: ANA 407
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Covers fundamental neurophysiology and clinical neuroanatomy of sensory systems.

ES 343 Neuroscience II

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Spring
Pre-requisite: ANA 407 Or ES 342
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
A continuation of Neuroscience I, focusing on clinical neuroanatomy of motor systems and integration of sensory, motor, and cognitive functions.

ES 344 Neuroanatomy I

Credits: 1
Semester(s): Fall
Pre-requisite: ANA 407
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Exposes the student to the anatomical structures associated with neurophysiological concepts discussed in ES 342 and ES 343.

ES 345 Neuroanatomy II

Credits: 1
Semester(s): Spring
Pre-requisite: ANA 407
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Exposes the student to the anatomical structures associated with neurophysiological concepts discussed in ES 342 and ES 343.

ES 370 Biomechanics I

Credits: 4
Semester(s): Spring
Pre-requisite: ANA 407
Type: LLB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Introduces the mechanical, neuromuscular, and anatomical bases of human movement. Analyzes quantitative and qualitative biomechanical analyses of multisegment motion from the perspective of joint and muscle mechanics, kinematics, and kinetics.

ES 380 Exercise Physiology

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall
Pre-requisite: ANA 407
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Analyzes physiologic responses and adaptations of the various body systems and structures to acute and chronic physical activity and to environmental stress. Emphasizes cellular mechanisms that underlie these responses.

ES 402 Exercise Nutrition

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall
Pre-requisite: ANA 407
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Examines nutrition for athletes, energy systems for different activities, weight control, ergogenic aids, osteoporosis, and selected health problems among athletes related to nutritional deficiencies.

ES 410 Exercise Assessment, Prescription, and Programming II

Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall
Pre-requisite: ANA 407
Co-Requiste: Students must register for LEC and LAB in the same term.
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Examines theoretical and practical aspects of exercise testing, body composition, fitness evaluation, client interviews and education, exercise prescription, emergency procedures, program administration, and management.

ES 428 Health Promotion, Prevention & Wellness

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Examines health promotion from a public health perspective, a community and corporate perspective, and in terms of individual behavior change.

ES 429 Internship

Credits: 1 - 12
Semester(s): Fall, Spring, Summer
Pre-requisite: ANA 407 Or ES 410
Type: LAB
Grading: Pass/Fail
Conducted in settings conducive to the development/refinement of skills and abilities related to a professional role, under the guidance of an approved field supervisor and/or university personnel.

ES 442 Applications in Exercise Science

Credits: 1
Semester(s): Spring
Pre-requisite: ANA 407 Or ES 310
Type: LAB
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Develops basic competencies necessary for the evaluation and assessment of needs, interests, and performance in comprehensive health-related fitness programming in compliance with American College of Sports Medicine guidelines. Provides skills training in the administration and interpretation of standard testing/assessment protocols in both on and off-campus laboratory settings.

ES 450 Professional Development

Credits: 1
Semester(s): Fall
Pre-requisite: ANA 407
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Facilitates transition from student to intern to entry level professional. Addresses securing an internship, professional development, and searching for employment.

ES 468 Epidemiology and Public Health for Health Professionals

Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall
Pre-requisite: ANA 407
Type: LEC
Grading: Graded (A-F)

ES 496 Practicum

Credits: 1 - 3
Semester(s): Fall, Spring, Summer
Type: LAB
Grading: Pass/Fail
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Provides an opportunity for the student to gain some practical experience in a field setting. Sites are selected based on the student's career expectations. Arrangements must be made in conjunction with the clinical advisors on faculty.

ES 499 Independent Study

Credits: 1 - 4
Semester(s): Fall, Spring, Summer
Type: TUT
Grading: Graded (A-F)
The content of this course is variable and therefore it is repeatable for credit. The University Grade Repeat Policy does not apply.
Offers the student a unique educational experience not covered by existing formal courses. This may include library research, laboratory projects, learning new techniques, or participating in ongoing projects.

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:01:09 EST