Exercise Science/Exercise Physiology (EXER)

EXER:110 Introduction to Athletic Training (1 Credit)

Provides an overview of the Sports Medicine team and the components of a comprehensive athletic healthcare program. Introduces the student to the profession of athletic training. (Formerly 5550:110)

EXER:125 Introduction to Exercise Science (1 Credit)

Overview for becoming a fitness professional. Information concerning choosing a career, national certification and professional organizations will be provided. (Formerly 5550:125)

EXER:150 Concepts in Health & Fitness (3 Credits)

Introduction to basic health and fitness concepts and related topics. Attention will be given to individual fitness programs emphasizing such topics as aerobic and anaerobic exercises, nutrition, diet, stress, and assessment methods and procedures. (Formerly 5550:150)

EXER:201 Kinesiology (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: BIOL 200, [BIOL 201 or BIOL 202], BIOL 203. Application of basic principles of anatomy and mechanics to human movement. Three hours lecture with practical application and demonstrations. (Formerly 5550:201)

EXER:220 Health Promotion and Behavior Change (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: EXER 150. Course will translate theories of behavioral science for health professionals who are involved in planning, developing, implementing or evaluating physical activity programs. (Formerly 5550:220)

EXER:240 Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: BIOL 200, BIOL 201. Corequisite: BIOL 202, BIOL 203. This course is an introduction to basic athletic training principles and techniques. Includes a laboratory course for practical application of techniques. (Formerly 5550:240)

EXER:241 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries Lab (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: BIOL 200 and BIOL 201. Corequisites: BIOL 202 and BIOL 203, EXER 240. This course is designed to allow students to learn, practice, and become competent and proficient in the psychomotor skills associated basic injury prevention, evaluation, management, and treatment of physically active individuals in the practice of athletic training as defined by the NATA. (Formerly 5550:241)

EXER:242 Therapeutic Modalities (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: Accepted into the ATEP Clinical Education Program. Corequisite: EXER 243. This course will promote student medical and technical aspects of therapeutic modalities and pharmacological agents in the treatment and rehabilitation of injured physically active individuals. (Formerly 5550:242)

EXER:243 Athletic Training Lab I (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: Accepted into the ATEP Clinical Education Program. Corequisites: EXER 242. This course will meet CAATE standards and allow the students to learn and practice psychomotor skills and clinical proficiencies. Includes clinical rotation. (Formerly 5550:243)

EXER:250 Principles of Athletic Training (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: Students must be accepted into the Clinical Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP). This course will address principles and techniques used in initial evaluation of musculoskeletal injury as defined by CAATE standards and guidelines. (Formerly 5550:250)

EXER:255 Emergency Care for Athletic Training (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Accepted into ATEP Clinical Education program. This course will teach knowledge and skills in handling emergency situations or life-threatening sudden illness or injuries which an athletic training may encounter. (Formerly 5550:255)

EXER:275 Advanced Athletic Injury Management: Lower Extremity (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: EXER 242 and EXER 243. Corequisite: EXER 276. This course is designed to meet CAATE standards and guidelines to display knowledge and psychomotor skills in injury evaluation and recognition lower extremity. (Formerly 5550:275)

EXER:276 Athletic Training Lab II (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: EXER 242 and EXER 243. Corequisite: EXER 275. This course will meet CAATE standards and allow the students to learn and practice psychomotor skills and clinical proficiencies. Includes clinical rotation. (Formerly 5550:276)

EXER:300 Physiology of Exercise for the Older Adult (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: EXER 302. Analysis of physiological effects of exercise on the elderly. Exercise programs adaptable for use by persons working with elderly. Three hours lecture. (Formerly 5550:300)

EXER:302 Physiology of Exercise (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: BIOL 200 and BIOL 202. A course designed to study the physiological effects of exercise relative to physical education activities, athletics and athletic training. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory. Students must be in the Sport Science and Wellness Program to take 300/400 level courses. (Formerly 5550:302)

EXER:305 Clinical Experience I (2 Credits)

Prerequisite: Permission. Improves the student's psychomotor skills in the following domains of athletic training: injury prevention, injury recognition/evaluation and management, therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation. (Formerly 5550:305)

EXER:327 Exercise Leadership (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: EXER 302. Students learn principles of teaching safe and effective exercises designed to enhance physical fitness. Course will assist students in preparing for a group exercise certification. (Formerly 5550:327)

EXER:330 Exercise and Weight Control (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: EXER 302. Course will focus on role of exercise in regard to its positive influences on weight control. The hazards and implications of being overweight are studied. (Formerly 5550:330)

EXER:332 Therapeutic Exercise & Rehabilitation I Principles (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: EXER 342 and EXER 343. Corequisite: EXER 333. This course will address CAATE standards and guidelines for competencies and proficiencies using principles in exercise and rehabilitation techniques. (Formerly 5550:332)

EXER:333 Athletic Training Lab IV (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: EXER 342 and EXER 343. Corequisite: EXER 332. This course will allow students to learn psychomotor skills associated with therapeutic exercise & rehabilitation techniques. Includes a 250 hour clinical sport rotation. (Formerly 5550:333)

EXER:342 Advanced Athletic Injury Management: Upper Extremity (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: EXER 275 and EXER 276. Corequisite: EXER 343. This course designed to meet CAATE standards and guidelines to display knowledge and psychomotor skills in injury evaluation and recognition of the upper extremity. (Formerly 5550:342)

EXER:343 Athletic Training Lab III (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: EXER 275 and EXER 276. Corequisite: EXER 342. This course will meet CAATE standards and allow the students to learn and practice psychomotor skills and clinical proficiencies. Includes clinical rotation. (Formerly 5550:343)

EXER:352 Strength & Conditioning Fundamentals (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: BIOL 200, BIOL 201, BIOL 202, and BIOL 203. This course will address CAAHEP competencies and proficiencies in the area of strength and conditioning of physically active individuals. (Formerly 5550:352)

EXER:355 Exercise in Special Populations (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: EXER 302 and EXER 403. Advanced course in clinical exercise testing and prescription relative to disease of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, and immunologic systems. (Formerly 5550:355)

EXER:360 Practicum I (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: BIOL 200, BIOL 201, BIOL 202, and BIOL 203. This is a senior level athletic training course focusing on the refinement of practical skills and preparation for the NATABOC certification examination. (Formerly 5550:360)

EXER:400 Musculoskeletal Anatomy I: Upper Extremity (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: BIOL 200 and BIOL 202. This course includes lecture/laboratory activities to provide the student a comprehensive learning experience in lower extremity musculoskeletal anatomy. (Formerly 5550:400)

EXER:401 Musculoskeletal Anatomy II: Lower Extremity (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: BIOL 200, BIOL 201, BIOL 202, BIOL 203 and EXER 201. This course includes lecture laboratory activities to provide the student a comprehensive learning experience in lower extremity musculoskeletal anatomy. (Formerly 5550:401)

EXER:403 Exercise Testing (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: EXER 302. This course will cover basic knowledge of exercise testing and interpretation of results. Cardiovascular and muscular fitness aspects will be measured. Students must be in the Sport Science and Wellness Program to take 300/400 level courses. (Formerly 5550:403)

EXER:404 Exercise Prescription (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: EXER 403. This course focuses on how to appropriately prescribe exercise for various populations (young, middle-aged, elderly, pregnant, diseased-states). Students must be in the Sport Science and Wellness Program to take 300/400 level courses. (Formerly 5550:404)

EXER:405 Clinical Experience I (2 Credits)

Prerequisite: Accepted into ATEP Clinical education program. Enroll by advisor permission only. This course will allow for athletic training students to master CAATE proficiencies and clinical proficiencies associated with the course. (Formerly 5550:405)

EXER:406 Advanced Strength and Conditioning (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: EXER 352. Strength and conditioning programs for heterogeneous populations. The course covers high-level sport specific exercise prescriptions that aids injury prevention and performance enhancement. (Formerly 5550:406)

EXER:412 General Medical Aspects (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: BIOL 200 and BIOL 201. Covers various topics related to sports medicine and general medical conditions. Students will gain perspectives and exposure to a variety of allied health care professionals. (Formerly 5550:412)

EXER:415 Seminar in Athletic Training (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: BIOL 200, BIOL 201, BIOL 202, and BIOL 203. To meet CAAHEP standards and guidelines and incorporate an even distribution of competencies and proficiencies throughout all athletic training for sports medicine courses. (Formerly 5550:415)

EXER:418 Cardiorespiratory Function (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: EXER 302. This course is designed to study the normal structure and function of the respiratory system and how it is affected by different types of disease. (Formerly 5550:418)

EXER:426 Nutrition for Sports (3 Credits)

This course will provide an explanation of the consumption, absorption, and recommendation for diet of athletes and the physically active individual. (Formerly 5550:426)

EXER:430 Senior Honors Project:Physical Education (1-6 Credits)

(May be repeated for a total of six credits) Prerequisites: Senior standing in Honors Program. Carefully defined individual study demonstrating originality and sustained inquiry. *Students must be in the Sport Science and Wellness Program to take 300/400 level courses. (Formerly 5550:430)

EXER:438 Cardiac Rehab Principles (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: EXER 302. This course will teach students the core competencies for cardiac rehab professionals, based upon the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Specialists (AAVCPR). (Formerly 5550:438)

EXER:440 Injury Management for Teachers & Coaches (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: PHED 211. This course challenges the student to understand ways to provide and care for the safety of individual they teach or coach. (Formerly 5550:440)

EXER:444 Athletic Training Lab V (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: EXER 332 and EXER 333. Corequisite: EXER 445. This course will meet CAATE standards and allow the students to learn and practice psychomotor skills and clinical proficiencies. Includes clinical rotation. (Formerly 5550:444)

EXER:445 Therapeutic Exercise & Rehabilitation II Applications (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: EXER 332 and EXER 333. Corequisite: EXER 444. This course will address CAATE standards and guidelines for competencies and proficiencies using principles in exercise and rehabilitation techniques. (Formerly 5550:445)

EXER:449 Organization & Administration for Health Care Professionals (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: Senior level status and permission only. This class is a requirement for Athletic Trainers and Exercise Science majors. This class presents the skills necessary for supervising a health care facility. (Formerly 5550:449)

EXER:456 Evidence Based Practice and Research Applications (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Permission of advisor. This course is designed to provide students an opportunity to review current research, create, implement, and present original research in an allied health related field. (Formerly 5550:456)

EXER:459 Practicum Seminar (1 Credit)

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. This course will focus on the professional development process, including practicum preparation, resume development, interview skills and job search strategies. (Formerly 5550:459)

EXER:460 Practicum in Physical Education (1-6 Credits)

Prerequisites: Senior standing in the Sport Science and Wellness Program. Practical work experience with certified personnel in a discipline or profession related to physical education or sport and exercise science. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. *Students must be in the Sport Science and Wellness Program to take 300/400 level courses. (Formerly 5550:460)

EXER:465 Psychology of Injury Rehabilitation (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: BIOL 200, BIOL 201, BIOL 202, and BIOL 203. This course will address the cognitive and affective aspects of injury and rehabilitation of injury. Specifically the stages of rehabilitation and techniques to aid in the rehabilitation process. (Formerly 5550:465)

EXER:467 Practicum II (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: BIOL 200, BIOL 201, BIOL 202, and BIOL 203. This course will allow the students to practice psychomotor skills in the high school setting while being supervised by a certified athletic trainer. (Formerly 5550:467)

EXER:470 Injury Pathology & Therapeutic Interventions (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: BIOL 200, BIOL 201, BIOL 202, and BIOL 203. This course will discuss common musculoskeletal pathology and surgical procedure associated with a physically active population. (Formerly 5550:470)

EXER:480 Special Topics: Physical Education (1-4 Credits)

(May be repeated with a change in topic) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Group study of special topics in physical education. May be repeated with change in topic. *Students must be in the College of Education to take 300/400 level courses. (Formerly 5550:480)

EXER:485 Exercise Science Capstone (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: EXER 302 and EXER 403. Designed to familiarize students with current issues in exercise physiology. Students will be expected to obtain a professional certification during this course. (Formerly 5550:485)