Health and Exercise Science

100 – Lifestyles and Health (1 credit hour)

Lecture course that deals with the effect of lifestyle behaviors on various health outcomes, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, and sexually-transmitted diseases.

First Session Course:

  • 51712 – June 18-June 29 – 10:50AM-12:05PM – WOPC 0172, Woodard

Second Session Course:

  • 51779 – July 9-July 20 – 10:50AM-12:05PM – WOPC 0172, Wrights

101 – Exercise for Health (1 credit hour)

Laboratory course on physical fitness that covers weight control, cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility

First Session Course:

  • 51780 – 9:25AM-10:40AM – WOPC 0172, Woodard

Second Session Course:

  • 51781 – July 9-July 20 – 9:25AM-10:40AM – WOPC 0172, Wrights

262 – Statistics in the Health Sciences (3 credit hours)

Basic statistics with emphasis on application to research in the health sciences. Students are introduced to graphics and statistical software for statistical analysis. (QR)

First Session Course:

  • 51512 – 9:25AM-10:40AM – WOPC 0174, Katula

353 – Physiology of Exercise (3 credit hours)

Lecture course which presents the concepts and applications of the physiological response of the human body to physical activity.  Acute and chronic responses of the muscular and cardiorespiratory systems to exercise are examined. Topics include exercise and coronary disease, nutrition and performance, strength and endurance training, body composition, sex-related differences and environmental influences.  P-HES 350 or POI.

First Session Course:

  • 50600 – 10:50AM-12:05PM – WOPC 1167, Ross

354 – Assessment Techniques in Health Sciences (3 credit hours)

Lecture/laboratory course to develop clinical skills and knowledge in the assessment of health in areas of exercise physiology, nutrition/ metabolism, biomechanics/neuromuscular function and health psychology. Labs emphasize use of instrumentation and analysis/interpretation of data collected on human subjects. P—HES 262 or MTH 109, HES 350 and 352; or POI. (QR)

First Session Course:

  • 50869 – 9:25AM-10:40AM – WOPC 1167, Ross

382 – Individual Study (1-2 credit hours)

Independent study directed by a faculty adviser. The student must consult the adviser before registering for this course. HES majors only. P—POI.

First Session Course:

  • 50105 – Beavers

Second Session Course:

  • 50110 – Beavers

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