Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog
2016-17

Exercise Science - Courses

ES 102 Fundamentals of Wellness
Exercise Science

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.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


ES 200 Science of Human Movement
Exercise Science

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.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)



ES 300 Theory of Athletic Injury I
Exercise Science

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.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407


ES 330 Lifespan Physiology
Exercise Science

Focuses on motor development, neural control of movement, learning, and memory throughout the life span, with special reference to pediatrics and geriatrics.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407



ES 340 Physical Activity for Special Cases
Exercise Science

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.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407 and ES 310.


ES 341 Critical Analysis of Scientific Literature
Exercise Science

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.

Credits: 2
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: STA 119



ES 342 Neuroscience I
Exercise Science

Covers fundamental neurophysiology and clinical neuroanatomy of sensory systems.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407


ES 343 Neuroscience II
Exercise Science

A continuation of Neuroscience I, focusing on clinical neuroanatomy of motor systems and integration of sensory, motor, and cognitive functions.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407 Or ES 342



ES 344 Neuroanatomy I
Exercise Science

Exposes the student to the anatomical structures associated with neurophysiological concepts discussed in ES 342 and ES 343.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407


ES 370 Biomechanics I
Exercise Science

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.

Credits: 4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407



ES 380 Exercise Physiology
Exercise Science

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.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407


ES 402 Exercise Nutrition
Exercise Science

Examines nutrition for athletes, energy systems for different activities, weight control, ergogenic aids, osteoporosis, and selected health problems among athletes related to nutritional deficiencies.

Credits: 2
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407



ES 410 Exercise Assessment, Prescription, and Programming II
Exercise Science

Examines theoretical and practical aspects of exercise testing, body composition, fitness evaluation, client interviews and education, exercise prescription, emergency procedures, program administration, and management.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407
Co-Requiste: Students must register for ES 410 LEC and ES 410 LAB in the same term.


ES 428 Health Promotion, Prevention & Wellness
Exercise Science

Examines health promotion from a public health perspective, a community and corporate perspective, and in terms of individual behavior change.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)



ES 429 Internship
Exercise Science

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.

Credits: 1-12
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407 Or ES 410


ES 442 Applications in Exercise Science
Exercise Science

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.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407 Or ES 310



ES 450 Professional Development
Exercise Science

Facilitates transition from student to intern to entry level professional. Addresses securing an internship, professional development, and searching for employment.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407


ES 468 Epidemiology and Public Health for Health Professionals
Exercise Science

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: ANA 407
Other Requisites: ES 468



ES 472 Environmental Physiology
Exercise Science

This course provides an advanced understanding of human capacity to operate in, and adapt to, difficult environments including heat, cold, microgravity, altitude, and depth.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: PGY 300


ES 496 Practicum
Exercise Science

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.

Credits: 1-3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)



ES 499 Independent Study
Exercise Science

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.

Credits: 1-4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)



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