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HES-105 - Introduction to Exercise Science
Examine the field of exercise science, including its history and development, basic exercise physiology principles, and guidelines for safe exercise practices. Explore the many subdisciplines and career paths in the exercise science field. Prerequisite: eligibility for ENGL-101. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours. Offered Spring and Fall terms.
Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Health and Exercise Science
Subject:
Health & Exercise Science*
Prerequisites:
Please see course description for all prerequisites.
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
Course Objectives: 1. Describe key historical events that influenced the field of exercise science. 2. Survey the body systems and the impact of exercise on each one. (PG3) 3. Examine each of the sub-disciplines of exercise science. (PG4) 4. Describe acute changes and chronic adaptations that occur with exercise training. (PG1) 5. Apply exercise physiology, sports nutrition, sports medicine, and sports psychology assessment methods. (PG2) 6. Develop informational literacy skills through readings and discussions. (PG4) 7. Research at least one exercise science career path. (PG4) 8. Critique an exercise science career through observation and personal communication with a professional. (PG5) 9. Identify professional organizations and certification options for a career in exercise science. (PG5) 6,7, Career Project)
HES-105
Introduction to Exercise Science
Course: HES-105 - Introduction to Exercise Science

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