Graduate Courses: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Department of Health and Human Performance
Courses: Physical Education Professional Program (PEP)
6197:6297:6397: Selected Topics in Human Performance
Cr. 1-3 per semester. Prerequisite: approval of chair. Concurrent enrollment of six semester hours is permitted. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Problems and discussion for advanced students. Emphasis on relationship of school and community agencies.
6198:6298:6398: Special Problems in Human Performance
Cr. 1-3 per semester. Prerequisite: approval of chair.
6301: Physiology of Exercise
Cr. 3. (3-0). Examination of physiological functions of the human as related to acute and chronic changes resulting from physical activity.
6304: The Biomechanics of Human Performance
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: previous course work in kinesiology or biomechanics. The study of the forces and the effect these forces have on human motion (kinetics and kinematics), with emphasis on athletic skills and calisthenic exercises.
6305: Measurement in Health and Physical Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Instruments and techniques of measurement utilized in physical and health education.
6306: Gender and Cultural Issues in Physical Activity and Fitness
Cr. 3. (3-0). Examination of gender and culture issues influencing physical activity.
6308: Supervision of Physical Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Principles, organization, and problems.
6309: Sport Governance
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: none. Examines the goals, structure, membership, policies, practices, and politics of sport organizations. Emphasis will be placed on the Olympic Movement and the American professional and amateur sports.
6310: Sports Conditioning & Nutrition
Cr. 3. (3-0). Investigation and application of the principles underlying successful sport and fitness conditioning programs, coupled with a brief analysis of basic nutritional strategies to enhance performance.
6312: Physical Education for Children
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: KIN 3301 or consent of instructor. Essentials for successful elementary and preschool physical education program; philosophy, objectives, trends, methods, and materials necessary for program development.
6315: Adapted Physical Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Deviations in body mechanics; analysis of techniques in preventive, corrective, and adaptive physical education.
6321: Sport in Contemporary Society
Cr. 3. (3-0). Examination of factors influencing sport participation, issues related to the conduct of sports programs, and impact of sport experiences upon values and behavior of participants.
6330: Scientific Principles of Athletic Performance
Cr. 3. (3-0). Assessment and analysis of athletic performance through application of basic principles of kinesiology and physiology.
6331: Strength Training Anatomy
Cr. 3. (3-0). Overview of basic human anatomy and the specific muscles used for different strength training exercises, as well as the antagonist, and synergistic muscles involved in these exercises.
6332: Introduction to Strength and Conditioning Program Design
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: PEP 6331. Introduction to development of strength gaining programs, weight gaining programs, weight loss programs, and basic sports performance enhancement principles.
6333: Advanced Strength and Conditioning Program Design
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: PEP 6331. Advanced principles of strength and conditioning including compound training, complex training, conjugate training, block periodization, and others.
6340: Principles of Motor Learning
Cr. 3. (3-0). Motor learning theory and experimental research with implications for teaching and performance of motor skills.
6345: Experimental Studies of Motor Performance
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PEP 6301 or PEP 6340. Physiological and psychological analysis and experimentation relating to motor performance.
6350: Psychological Aspects of Sport
Cr. 3. (3-0). An investigation of the psychological foundations that underlie sport performance with emphasis on the development of mental strategies that will enhance performance.
6355: Promotional Strategies for Sport
Cr. 3. (3-0). Development of skills and strategies utilized in sport promotion.
6370: Exercise Testing and Fitness Evaluation
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PEP 6301 or consent of instructor. Laboratory and field testing procedures involved with physical fitness testing. Emphasis will be placed on design and implementation of aerobic exercise programs for cardiovascular fitness development.
7193:7293:7393: Internship and Practicum
Cr. 1-3 per semester. Prerequisite: approval of chair. Part- or full-time experience in educational situations under faculty and field representative direction and supervision. Seminars.
7197:7297:7397: Advanced Selected Topics in Human Performance
Cr. 1-3 per semester. Prerequisite: approval of department chair. Concurrent enrollment up to six semester hours is permitted. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. For advanced students in master's program and doctoral students.
7198:7298:7398: Advanced Special Problems in Human Performance
Cr. 1-3. (1-0; 2-0; 3-0). Prerequisite: approval of department chair. For advanced students in master's program and doctoral students.
7301: Advanced Topics in Exercise Physiology
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PEP 6301. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.
7302: Advanced Topics in Motor and Sport Behavior
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PEP 6340. An in-depth examination of selected motor learning/control and psychological basis of sport topics. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.
7303: Urban Fitness: Program Development and Development
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Curriculum theory and principles of curriculum design; analysis and evaluation of various types of curricula.
7304: Advanced Measurement Topics in Exercise Science
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PEP 6305 or equivalent. Use of microcomputer technology applied to advanced measurement topics and issues in exercise science.
7305: Seminar in Teaching College-Level Physical Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). The basic instructional and cocurricular program of physical activities for colleges and universities.
7306: Administrative Principles of Sports and Exercise Programs
Cr. 3. (3-0). The application of fundamental theories and administrative strategies pertaining to the organizational structure, personnel, management, and public relations in sport and exercise programs.
7307: Implementing Legal Strategies in Sports and Fitness Programs
Cr. 3. (3-0). A critical analysis concerning the development and implementation of risk management strategies for sports, health, and fitness programs.
7308: Sports Facility Administration
Cr. 3. (3-0). Theoretical principles and practical application of strategies employed in the administration of sport, exercise, and fitness oriented facilities.
7309: Sport Finance
Cr. 3. (3-0). Fundamental strategies frequently used in financing sport, exercise, and fitness programs. Course may serve as an elective in either the master or doctoral program.
7310: Instructional Models in Physical Education and Health Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Application of instructional and learning theories and research in the design of instructional models in physical and health education.
7311: Analysis of Teaching Physical Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Overview of current research on teaching physical education and utilization of descriptive-analytic techniques employed in physical education for supervision, research, and self-evaluation of teaching.
7312: Physical Activity Across the Lifespan
Cr. 3. (3-0). Discuss the influence and theory of physical activity on health and fitness during childhood, adulthood, and older ages.
7313: Exercise Epidemiology
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PEP 6301 or consent of instructor. Methods in epidemiological research with a focus on physical activity and disease pathology.
7314: History of Motor Control
Cr. 3. (3-0). Study of the physiological basis of motor control through an in-depth review of key research contributions that have led to the current understanding of the neural control of movement.
7315: Current Issues and Trends in Health and Physical Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Critical analysis of program changes and innovations influenced by sociological, cultural, and economic trends; identification and analysis of basic issues affecting programs in health and physical education.
Cr. 3. (3-0). This course is designed to equip students with a working knowledge of major neurologic disorders, such as stroke and Parkinson's Disease. Current and experimental treatments will be analyzed.
7317: Exercise Immunology
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: none. Lectures and discussions examining how exercise ans stress can alter immunity in both human and animal models. Course emphasis will focus primarily on immunology.
7318: Space Physiology: Cell Biology
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: none. Introduction to acute and chronic adaptive cellular responses to microgravity, the potential health, safety, and performance risks associated with these adaptive responses, and the countermeasures proposed to mitigate these risks.
7319: Space Physiology: System Physiology
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: none. Introduction to to physiological and psychological stressors associated with spaceflight, the natural human responses to those stressors, and the potential health, safety, and performance risks associated with teh adaptive responses.
7320: Research Using Ground-Based Spaceflight Models
Cr. 3. (3-0). Overview of various spaceflight groundbased analog models and their unique importance in various aspects of space physiology research.
7321: Assessment of Health and Physical Education Programs
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: EPSY 6310 or equivalent. Survey of assessment and evaluation models, procedures and problems in health and physical education.
7322: Spacefliglht Habitat
Cr. 3. (3-0). Overview of human space flight systems, operations and mission design, as well as the significance of designing spacecraft and space habitats for humans.
7323: Advanced Laboratory Techniques
Cr. 3. (3-0). This course is designed to expose students to a wide range of cellular and molecular analytical techniques used in contemporary biomedical laboratories.
7325: Exercise in Health and Fitness
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PEP 6301 or consent of instructor. Review and synthesis of epidemiologic research on exercise, health, and fitness.
7330: Seminar in Teaching Exercise Science
Cr. 3. (3-0). Study of research on curriculum developments in exercise science.
7335: Exercise and Drugs
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PEP 6301 or consent of instructor. An investigation of how commonly prescribed cardiovascular drugs work and how they impact acute and chronic exercise.
7340: Motor Control
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PEP 6340. Analysis of the neuromechanisms involved in the coordination and control of human movement.
7342: Motor Development
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PEP 6340 or consent of instructor. Psychomotor development of children, skill learning implications, research, evaluation, assessment of motor and perceptual motor development.
7350: Mental Strategies in Motor Performance
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PEP 6350. Analysis of psychological theories and interventions in motor performance.
7370: Research in Human Performance
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PEP 6305. Research techniques applied to human performance studies; development of research questions, designs, and analytical methods.
8300: Professional Preparation in Physical Education
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PEP 7303. Professional program in health and physical education at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
8302: Advanced Skeletal Muscle Physiology
Cr. 3. (3-0). Exploring the relationship between cellular/biochemical processes and overall skeletal muscle function.
8314: Doctoral Residency Seminar
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: PEP 8306. Demonstrates applications of principles of scientific inquiry, experimental design, and presentation of research results.
8331: Integrated Systems Physiology I
Prerequisites: none. Introduction to the theoretical, analytical, and practical tools and materials required for Ph.D. students to appreciate the questions, problems, and issues addressed in the major research laboratories of the department.
8332: Integrated Systems Physiology Lab
Cr. 3. (0-3). Prerequisites: none. This course is designed to expose Ph.D. students to the department's various laboratory data collection and analysis techniques.
Catalog Publish Date: January 14, 2013
This Page Last Updated: October 30, 2012